Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends

Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends

by Peter Schweizer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062569363
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 17,220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Peter Schweizer is the author of Extortion, Throw Them All Out, Architects of Ruin, and other books that have revealed political wrongdoing, and has been featured on 60 Minutes, in the New York Times, and elsewhere. He is the cofounder and president of the Government Accountability Institute, a team of investigative researchers and journalists committed to exposing crony capitalism, misuse of taxpayer monies, and other governmental corruption or malfeasance.

Table of Contents

1 Corruption by Proxy 1

2 American Princelings: Two Sons and a Roommate 29

3 Nuclear and Other Consequences 63

4 Bidens in Ukraine 77

5 McConnell and Chao: From China with Profits 105

6 The Princelings of K Street 127

7 The Princelings of Chicago 155

8 The Hyesan Youth Copper Mine of North Korea 175

9 Barack Obama's Best Friend 197

10 More Smashing and Grabbing 227

11 A Real Estate Mogul Goes to Washington 257

12 The Trump Princelings 277

Conclusion 309

Acknowledgments 315

Notes 319

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Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read. A large section of notes. Well documented.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very enlightening and shocking that government officials can get away with those kinds of things and the American public doesn't find out till after the fact.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Both sides need to deal with it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Boring and misleading
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Don't waste your money on this Russian supported author.