Medicare chief asked taxpayers to cover stolen jewelry

Verma’s claim included $43,065 for about two dozen pieces of jewelry, based off an appraisal she’d received from a jeweler about three weeks after the theft. Among Verma’s stolen jewelry was an Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, made of gold, prasiolite and diamonds, that Verma’s jeweler valued at $5,900. Verma’s claim also included about $2,000 to cover […]

‘The risk of #Brexit happening without a ratified deal still exists’ Phil Hogan 

European Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan Speaking at his first event in Ireland as the European Commissioner for Trade (6 December), Phil Hogan addressed what he described as the ‘seemingly endless’ question of Brexit, as well as other pressing trade issues.   Hogan is hoping that next week’s UK general election will provide clarity and […]

Michael Bloomberg Says Nanny State Proposals Earned Him Spot in Heaven

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg once asserted that his numerous nanny state proposals – including his pursuit of banning large sugary beverages and enacting sweeping gun control measures – have earned him a spot in heaven. A flashback of remarks from Bloomberg has surfaced, featuring the former New York City mayor proclaiming that he “earned” his place […]