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Trump’s children brought Secret Service money to the family business with their visits, records show

On trips like these, Secret Service agents were there to protect Trump’s children. But, for the Trump family business, their visits also brought a hidden side benefit.

That’s because when Trump’s adult children visited Trump properties, Trump’s company charged the Secret Service for agents to come along. The president’s company billed the U.S. government hundreds, or thousands, of dollars for rooms agents used on each trip, as the agency sometimes booked multiple rooms or a multiroom rental cottage on the property

In this way, Trump’s adult children and their families have caused the U.S. government to spend at least $238,000 at Trump properties so far, according to Secret Service records obtained by The Washington Post.

Government ethics experts say that nothing is wrong with Trump’s children seeking protection from the Secret Service.

But, they said, the Trump Organization’s decision to charge for the agents’ rooms created a situation in which

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General Motors’ Credit Card, Brought to You by Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs likely aims to sell GM credit-card holders on its products, including savings accounts.



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Goldman Sachs Group Inc.


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is buying

General Motors Co.


GM 2.67%

’s credit-card business for about $2.5 billion, a deal that furthers the Wall Street giant’s push into Main Street lending.

Goldman Sachs, a newcomer to the credit-card space, won the bidding over

Barclays


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PLC, people familiar with the matter said, handing the Wall Street firm more than a million GM cardholders and their roughly $8.5 billion in annual spending.

It is the second win in the credit-card sector for Goldman, which launched its first credit card last year with Apple Inc. and is on the hunt for other deals in co-branded cards. But it is barging in at a precarious moment: Banks

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The pandemic brought the job market online. Here is who got left behind.

As the economy boomed, the labor market tightened and employers desperately sought workers last year, Tyhesui Scott was struggling to get by on the $8.25 an hour she earned as a home health aide. Then she grabbed an opportunity to train as a chef and landed a job with a Houston catering company.

With a starting wage of $14 an hour, the divorced single mother of six was able to catch up on bills, afford new clothes for her children and see a future for herself as she planned to work her way up through the food service industry. It all fell apart in March, when the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of events large and small and the catering company laid her off.

Scott is working in home health care again, but only part time. The bills are piling up. She’s late with the rent. And she’s not sure

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