News Wire | Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Trump Conduct, Conversations Part of Justice Dept. Investigation

Carol D. Leonnig, Devlin Barrett, Josh Dawsey & Spencer S. Hsu | The Washington Post

The Justice Department is investigating President Donald Trump’s actions as part of its criminal probe of efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, according to four people familiar with the matter.

Biden and Xi to Hold Call as Tensions Grow Over Pelosi Visit to Taiwan

Demetri Sevastopulo | Financial Times

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping will hold a telephone call Thursday, according to a US official, as tensions escalate over the planned visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Kraken, a U.S. Crypto Exchange, Is Suspected of Violating Sanctions

Ryan Mac & David Yaffe-Bellany | The New York Times

Kraken, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is under federal investigation, suspected of violating U.S. sanctions by allowing users in Iran and elsewhere to buy and sell digital tokens, according to five people affiliated with the company or with knowledge of the inquiry.

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