Leandra English, the new acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appointed by outgoing director Richard Cordray over the Thanksgiving weekend, has filled a key role during many of the crises that have gripped the six-year agency, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation.
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Richard Pollock is a senior investigative reporter for the Daily Caller News Foundation. Previously, he won an Emmy as the Washington producer for ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and later served as the senior producer for “Fox News Sunday” and the Washington Bureau Chief of PJTV. He has done investigative reporting for the Progressive Magazine, The Village Voice and the Washington Examiner.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a sweeping review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers one week after a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation discovered that convicted felons and other "prohibited persons" could buy guns by lying on their applications.
Former President Bill Clinton continues to remain silent about the 26 flights he took aboard convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, dubbed the "Lolita Express," which reportedly offered underage girls to passengers to rape.
The recent allegations of sexual misconduct against Democratic Sen. Al Franken have eery similarities to a past sketch the former comedian proposed that involve drugging and raping a news anchor.
More than 100,000 convicted felons or other "prohibited persons" tried to buy guns each year during President Barack Obama's administration by lying on their applications, but the Justice Department only considered prosecuting about 30 to 40 people each year, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation.
Suddenly it’s the Democrats who have a serious Russia problem.
Laureate Education, a for-profit education company with close ties to the Clinton family, suddenly swung to a dramatic third quarter loss of $103 million, a stark contrast to $81 million dollars in positive earnings it reported in the third quarter of 2016, the Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
Tony Podesta’s lobbying firm, the Podesta Group, represented the Russian-owned company Uranium One during former President Barack Obama's administration and did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, The Daily Caller News Foundation has determined.
Tom Perez, the Democratic National Committee's new chairman, stonewalled reporters Tuesday by refusing to divulge any concrete information about the DNC's financial payments to Fusion GPS, the opposition research company that produced the salacious "Trump Dossier."
Ben Rhodes, formerly Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser, is set to testify Wednesday before the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
The House of Representative's top lawyer filed a 50-page motion late Monday slamming Fusion GPS for trying to hide its bank records that could show who paid for its "Trump Dossier" -- a document containing unsubstantiated and derogatory information about President Donald Trump.
Joule Unlimited, a secretive green energy company that appears to have placed a big bet hiring Democratic insider John Podesta to its board, appears to have been doomed when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election.
Both the House and the Senate are investigating whether the former President Barack Obama's administration used intelligence in a salacious "Trump Dossier" as "evidence" before a secret federal surveillance court to obtain permission to spy on Donald Trump campaign aides and later his transition team.
The fate of several films by some of the Hollywood’s most radical movie producers is in doubt following the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, as funds and talent leave his Weinstein Company.
At least one prominent person caught up in the Obama administration's "unmasking" effort -- American businessman Erik Prince -- is calling on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch a formal investigation into the Obama administration's "incidental" surveillance of Americans who met with foreign officials.
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is ramping up investigation into former President Barack Obama administration’s campaign to "unmask" President Donald Trump aides who were incidentally surveilled in meetings with foreign officials, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.
Top executives at a company with ties to former President Bill Clinton called Laureate Education are leaving the firm only months after they launched its IPO, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.
A company whose president is "best friends" with Chelsea Clinton received more than $11 million in contracts over the last decade from a highly secretive Department of Defense think tank, but to date, the group lacks official federal approval to handle classified materials, according to sensitive documents TheDCNF was allowed to review.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fawned over Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s pro-democracy campaigner and helped her to win office, but the female Burmese leader is now being regarded as a war criminal for her government’s scorched-earth military operation that so far has created 410,000 refugees.
Doug Becker, Laureate Education's founding CEO who recruited former President Bill Clinton as honorary chairman and enmeshed his company with the Clinton Foundation, announced Thursday that he is stepping down, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.