Joseph Tanfani

Analysis-Serious tax charges test loyalty of longtime Trump ally

Jul 01 2021

The sweeping tax-fraud indictment unsealed on Thursday against Donald Trump's longtime accountant Allen Weisselberg threatens the 73-year-old executive with years in prison and puts heavy pressure on him to implicate the former U.S. president.

NY prosecutors to indict Trump Org insider - but not Trump, sources say

Jun 29 2021

WASHINGTON New York prosecutors investigating former U.S. President Donald Trump's business practices are likely to issue one or more criminal indictments this week – but not against Trump himself, according to people involved in the case. | Video

Biden’s Justice Dept may defend Trump in Capitol riot lawsuits

Jun 23 2021

WASHINGTON Former U.S. President Donald Trump may have an unlikely ally to defend him against lawsuits alleging he incited the U.S. Capitol insurrection: President Joe Biden’s Justice Department.

Merged probe adds muscle, resources to Trump criminal investigation

May 19 2021

By joining forces in a newly combined criminal probe of former U.S. President Donald Trump's finances, the New York attorney general and the Manhattan district attorney have opened new avenues to sharing critical information that could speed indictments in the sprawling investigation.

Big tax breaks on conservation easements draw IRS scrutiny

Apr 30 2021

In recent decades, conservation easements have succeeded in saving millions of acres of open space and wildlife habitat in the United States, becoming the leading method of preserving land from development.

Special Report: How Trump scored a big tax break for conserving a golf range

Apr 30 2021

LOS ANGELES When Donald Trump bought his seaside golf course in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb in 2002, he vowed to surround it with “some of the most beautiful houses in California." But the 261-acre property on the Palos Verdes Peninsula had a problem.

Accountant faces pressure to turn on Trump in criminal probe

Mar 07 2021

When lawyers asked Donald Trump more than a decade ago to identify who estimated values on some of his signature properties, he shrugged and pointed to his longtime accountant, Allen Weisselberg.

As impeachment begins, New York accelerates probes of Trump's property dealings

Feb 09 2021

As former U.S. President Donald Trump goes to trial this week in the Senate on charges of inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, criminal and civil investigations into his businesses are accelerating in New York.

How Trump’s pied pipers rallied a faithful mob to the Capitol

Jan 11 2021

Weeks before mobs besieged the Capitol building in Washington, a bright red bus crisscrossed the United States, emblazoned with a huge image of President Donald Trump in suit and tie with a clenched fist above his shoulder.

U.S. lawmakers say police downplayed threat of violence before Capitol siege

Jan 09 2021

By Susan Cornwell, Linda So, Michael Berens, Andrea Januta and Joseph Tanfani

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