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Report: White House Hosted 58 Events for Donors -WASHINGTON

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WASHINGTON — The Clinton White House held at least 58 receptions, meals and other events for Democratic Party donors and political supporters over the past four years, the Washington Post reported in Sunday editions.
The newspaper said the events were in addition to the 103 coffee meetings previously disclosed by the White House.

“It’s fair to say that these additional functions at the White House were for the purpose of encouraging support for the president’s campaign, including financial support,” White House special counsel Lanny Davis told the newspaper.

Republicans have urged Attorney General Janet Reno to appoint an independent counsel to investigate allegations of improper fundraising by President Clinton and the Democratic National Committee, including illegal contributions from foreign companies and many overnight stays at the White House.

Reports allege the President and Vice President hosted White House events for Democratic donors

Reviews of White House guest lists for political functions, released to a congressional committee last week, showed that guests at the coffees donated $27 million to the DNC. Overnight guests at the White House donated at least $6 million, the Post said.

The 58 White House events included more than 30 receptions, a $3,838 DNC tea in 1994, and a $2,294 Clinton-Gore luncheon last May.

The Post also quoted Lorraine Voles, spokeswoman for Vice President Al Gore, as saying that Gore’s office discovered last week that the White House failed to seek proper reimbursement for 18 of 20 coffees he hosted in his office in the Old Executive Office Building.

Reimbursement bills weren’t sent at all for 11 coffees and the costs for seven others were mistakenly billed to Gore’s Senate account. Gore is president of the Senate.

“We discovered an accounting error and we are moving quickly to correct the error,” the Post quoted Voles as saying. “We expect a full reimbursement very soon.” The amount involved is estimated at about $500, the Post said.

The Post also reported that a Chinese businessman who attended a White House coffee for campaign donors hosted by President Clinton last year has denied seeking the meeting and said it was arranged by a New York investment bank.

Wang Jun, who heads a Chinese financial and industrial conglomerate and a military-owned arms trading firm, told the Post the main purpose of his U.S. visit was not an effort by his government to win influence in the United States.

Wang, who heads the China International Trust and Investment Corp. conglomerate, said he was invited to visit the United States by Lehman Brothers Inc., which is competing with other American firms to do business with China.

The Chinese executive said he accepted the invitation because he was interested in exploring how receptive U.S. financial markets would be to new debt offerings by Chinese companies and government agencies, the Post reported.

“I didn’t propose the meeting,” Wang told the Post in an interview in Beijing last week. “I said again and again that Clinton was too busy. I had little to talk to him about.”

The Justice Department believes China tried to direct nearly $2 million in illegal campaign contributions to members of Congress and Clinton administration officials.

Chinese Premier Li Peng Friday flatly denied China had sought to influence U.S. elections or funnel money to presidential or congressional candidates.

Wang also denied he or his firm were trying to influence U.S. politics or policy through illegal campaign contributions. “I don’t even get involved in politics in China, let alone in the United States,” he told the newspaper.

A spokesman for Lehman Brothers told the Post that executives of the firm met with Wang during his U.S. visit, but said the firm played no role in arranging the White House visit. Wang also said Trie played a role in arranging the White House visit. DNC spokeswoman Amy Weiss Tobe told the Post it was Trie who asked whether Wang could attend the coffee.

Wang’s main contact at Lehman was Ernest Green, who contributed $50,000 to the DNC the day after Wang’s visit to the White House. Green called the timing of the contribution coincidental and said it came from his own personal funds, the Post reported, noting Green was a major Democratic Party fund raiser and long-time friend of Clinton’s and Trie’s.

It said the FBI had interviewed Green as part of the Justice Department investigation.

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“If the government parties do not want to sit in the street, then”;

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The central government has decided to reduce excise taxes on gasoline and diesel in the wake of the increased policy. On Saturday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted about it. “We are reducing the central excise duty by Rs 8 per liter on petrol and Rs 6 per liter on diesel. This will reduce petrol by Rs 9.5 per litre, and diesel by Rs 7 per litre, Sitharaman said. After this, the leader of The Devendra opposition has attacked the Thackeray government following this decision.

Many thanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the decision to reduce the central tax on petrol and diesel by Rs 8 and Rs 6 per litre, respectively! For this, the central government will bear a charge of Rs 1 lakh crore every year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has also decided to give a subsidy of Rs 200 per cylinder to recipients of Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana, thus a financial burden of Rs 6,100 crore will be incurred,” said Devendra Fadnavis.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again shown that the Modi government at the Center is the common man’s government in this country. The welfare of the poor is a very important issue for them and they constantly fight for it. He has given the same answer once again from these decisions. Now, I once again request the Chief Minister and the Government of Maharashtra to take the initiative to reduce the taxes on gasoline and diesel and provide more relief to the common man. Because the rates in Maharashtra are the highest. The ruling parties do not want to sit in the streets, they want to give relief to the people,” Fadnavis said.


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“This government belongs to dishonest children, they are in the sea…”, offensive statement from the BJP MLA! | …

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A few days ago, the Supreme Court ordered the state government to declare local body elections in the state within 15 days. Thus, while expressing a strong feeling that the OBC reserve is gone, the Opposition has targeted the Maharashtra Government. BJP has criticized the state government for killing the OBC reserve. In this regard, BJP MLA Babanrao Lonikar’s tongue slipped as he spoke to citizens in the Mantha city of Jalna. He criticized the state government in offensive language. Reactions to his statement are now beginning to surface.

“Government Thieves, Lafange Ministers”

“If this information had been delivered to the Supreme Court by collecting Imperial data and conducting a triple test, an OBC reservation of one thousand percent would have been read. But this government and its ministers, liars, scoundrels, scoundrels should be drowned in the sea. These liars were constantly saying that Modi, the central government should give us the data,” said Babanrao Lonikar.

“Data collected during Manmohan Singh’s rule”

“Manmohan Singh was the prime minister of the country. In Delhi, Maharashtra was ruled by the Congress. The whole country was under the control of the Congress. That was when the survey was done. There were 69,000 errors in it. The Manmohan Singh government never has not released that data to any state. Congress hasn’t released that data in its 50 years of existence. But the OBC ministers in the state are making the scene. They’re giving speeches with scarves around their necks. They’re speaking in the media.” Lonikar said.

“Go to the villages and tell them…”

Speaking at the occasion, Lonikar called on those present to speak about government from town to town. “Go to the villages and tell them that this is a dishonest child. The snake is not visible in the vegetation. We have to explain to the villagers how poisonous this three-winged snake is in Maharashtra,” Lonikar said.


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Aurangabad was rocked by two murders; One Sided College Girl All Day…

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The city of Aurangabad was shaken by the killings that took place in the morning and around noon. Two days ago, a man murdered his girlfriend and committed suicide in Aurangabad. While the incident was fresh, a 19-year-old girl was killed near the university on Saturday (May 21) out of one-sided love. The defendants in both cases have been acquitted. The deceased 19-year-old student and her killer were both from the same community, police said.

In another incident, Sabir Shah Qasim Shah (36) and Farhan Khan Nizam Khan (19, both Cuttackgate water tank residents) got into an argument at the Jinsi police station on Friday over a minor altercation. Farhan hit Sabir Shah in the stomach with a sharp object near him, seriously injuring him. Sabir Shah is receiving treatment at Ghati Hospital. However, the doctors pronounced him dead in the morning.

The police arrived at the scene in a case of one-sided love

One case has been recorded in this regard, said Jinsi Police Inspector V. METRO. Kendra gave. Senior officials including API Magare from Kendra visited the site. Tangde Criminal Investigation Squad Deputy Inspector Sunil Jadhav has been dispatched to Naregaon to search for the accused. A forensic team has been called to the scene. Panchnama was also performed by Sub-Inspector Harun Sheikh’s team.

Also read: Two murders at midnight in Aurangabad, murder of a woman along with a young man

Meanwhile, the defendant has a large gang that includes all minors and children up to 18 years of age. Many of them are in the business of only selling buttons at night. The police are investigating in that direction.


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