Trump Donor Pleads Guilty to Acting as Foreign Agent

A California venture capitalist who donated nearly $1 million to Donald Trump’s inauguration committee pleaded guilty in federal court on Friday to falsifying records to hide his work as a foreign agent, but he was recently informed by federal prosecutors in New York he could face similar charges there.

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Amazon Waves Its Wallet at Seattle City Council

Brian Sweeney has a long list of complaints about Amazon, from the way it treats warehouse workers to the low taxes it pays and its effort to win concessions from cities to bring in jobs. So when he learned it had poured $1 million into remaking the Seattle City Council with business-friendly candidates, he pulled out his wallet too.

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