Mining mogul’s ties to Clintons under scrutiny

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Since their friendship began in 2005, Canadian Frank Giustra has donated more than $100 million to the Clinton Foundation while former President Bill Clinton has borrowed the businessman’s luxury jet 26 times for charity work.

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Mining mogul’s ties to Clintons under scrutiny

Since their friendship began in 2005, Canadian Frank Giustra has donated more than $100 million to the Clinton Foundation while former President Bill Clinton has borrowed the businessman’s luxury jet 26 times for charity work.

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Finalists announced for ‘Sammies,’ which honor federal employees’ work

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A onetime political ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie peaded guilty Friday — and two other former members of his inner circle were indicted — in connection with their roles in the infamous 2013 traffic jam on the George Washington Bridege. Fallout from the scandal has significantly deflated Christie’s presidential stock in the GOP, which two years ago was soaring after he won reelection in a deep blue state.

Bridgegate is still a BIG problem for Chris Christie

Just. Not. Going. Away.