Keith Ellison

MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Ellison says he won’t quit race amid abuse claim

MINNEAPOLIS — The Latest on Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s response to an allegation of domestic abuse (all times local):12:20 p.m. Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison says he won’t abandon his run for Minnesota attorney general amid allegations from an ex-girlfriend that he once physically abused her, “because I didn’t do it.” Ellison made his most expansive … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Ellison says he won’t quit race amid abuse claim

Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An executive for the Seattle-based online retail giant says the company has blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota complained to Amazon. The company told … Continue reading Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON, Texas – The owner of Crown Financial Services has entered a guilty plea to aiding and assisting in preparing false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Fatai Adeniji was the sole tax preparer for Crown Financial Services. From 2012 through 2016, he admitted he prepared false tax returns for his clients which contained … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

WASHINGTON | Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the central bank has tools it can use to cushion the potential economic fallout from a trade war. But he told Congress the effort could be challenging if higher tariffs push inflation up too sharply. If the retaliatory tariffs imposed by other countries slowed U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

Ellison tweet on Antifa handbook and Trump draws criticism

PAUL, Minn./January 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is drawing criticism for calling attention to a book that critics say condones a left-leaning group using violence in clashes with white supremacists. Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, posted a photo on Twitter Wednesday of himself posing with the book “Antifa: The … Continue reading Ellison tweet on Antifa handbook and Trump draws criticism