So it turns out that Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and, before a group of leading Senate Republicans decided that she was evil incarnate, a top contender to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, had nothing to do with formulating the White House’s response to the fatal attacks last year at the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Rude, entitled, arrogant and off- putting: That’s how the conventionally wise in Washington are characterizing Ted Cruz, the conservative new senator from Texas. It’s a better description of the critics themselves, who are inadvertently helping Cruz build his national fan base.
A former GE Capital associate with a fuchsia handgun on his $185 lilac tie gave out his business card near a Danish man twirling a Turkish woman. An American International Group Inc. employee left out his firm’s name when he said he works in risk.
David Brooks , a founder and former chief executive officer of military contractor DHB Industries Inc. , was found guilty of committing a $185 million fraud and looting the company to pay for personal expenses.
Three children of Point Blank Solutions Inc. founder David Brooks are contesting a $67.8 million forfeiture order issued against their father in a case alleging that he looted the company, and asked that the government return jewelry and investments given to them as gifts.
Tyler Cowen sits with a cranberry juice and a pile of books he no longer intends to read. He’s at Harry’s Tap Room, near the Air France ticket counter in the main terminal of Dulles International Airport, on his way to São Paulo.