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Stephanie Grisham says she needed to be 'deprogrammed' after leaving the White House

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 9 : Director of Communications for the First Lady Stephanie Grisham follows President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and son Barron Trump as they walk to Marine One to depart from the South Lawn at the White House on Friday, March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Stephanie Grisham says she needed to be "deprogrammed" after the chaos of the Trump White House.
"I know for me, a toxic environment was normal," she said of her time at high levels of the White House.
Grisham told Insider that "normal things" like...
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Biden's labor secretary says the US doesn't need new unemployment benefits because we're 'headed in the right direction'

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge on May 7, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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The US added only 194,000 jobs in September, far below economists' estimates.
Losing federal unemployment benefits on Labor Day did not drive people back to work.
Even so, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says enhanced benefits don't need to come back.
Despite pandemic-era unemployment benefits ending on Labor Day, the US added just 194,000 new jobs in September - but Biden's labor secretary says benefits won't...
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Trump received 'undisclosed preferential treatment' on a $170 million loan from Deutsche Bank for his DC hotel, House Oversight Committee says

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The north entrance of the Trump International in Washington, DC.
Mark Tenally/AP
Deutsche Bank gave Trump "undisclosed preferential treatment" on a $170 million loan for his DC hotel, the House Oversight Committee said.
The German bank allowed Trump to delay making principal payments on the loan, the committee said.
"Trump did not publicly disclose this significant benefit from a foreign bank while he was President," the committee said.
Former President Donald Trump "received undisclosed preferential treatment" on a $170 million loan from the German financial institution Deutsche Bank on...
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