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Bolton: Trump didn’t care about anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre

President Donald Trump refused to release a statement on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre because he didn’t want to jeopardize his trade deal with China, according to John Bolton’s new book. “Trump refused to issue a White House statement. ‘That was 15 years ago,’ he said, inaccurately. ‘Who cares about it? I’m trying…

Most explosive claims about Trump in upcoming John Bolton memoir

Former national security adviser John Bolton. Associated Press Former national security adviser John Bolton makes a number of shocking claims about President Donald Trump in his upcoming tell-all memoir. Bolton skewers Trump’s command of national security and foreign policy with a string of damning anecdotes.Bolton wrote that Trump pleaded with Chinese President Xi Jinping to help…

Trump thought China’s detention camp was ‘exactly the right thing’

President Donald Trump expressed approval of a concentration camp for Uighur Muslims in China during a private meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to former national security adviser John Bolton’s upcoming memoir, “The Room Where It Happened.”Xi “explained to Trump why he was basically building concentration camps in Xinjiang,” Bolton wrote, citing the interpreter’s…

Ebay ex-CEO, PR head shared texts about taking down critics: DOJ

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice charged six former eBay employees in connection with a 2019 cyberstalking campaign against company critics, who were allegedly sent anonymous packages including a bloody pig Halloween mask and a book “on surviving the loss of a spouse.”Sources have told Bloomberg that the two executives named in the federal…

The Business Roundtable calls for significant police reform

In a Wednesday statement, the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs from many of America’s largest companies, called on President Trump and Congress to enact significant police reform before Congress’s recess in August.Members of the roundtable include CEOs of Amazon, Apple, BlackRock, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, and Walmart. Business Roundtable President and CEO Joshua Bolten said excessive…

Profile Josh Harris: billionaire Apollo founder, Mets potential owner

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. The billionaire Josh Harris, who cofounded a sports-investing business and one of the biggest alternative investing firms, is taking a look at buying the New York Mets. Insiders explained how he’s applied an aggressive style he honed at Apollo Global…

How to dismantle systemic racism in American office life

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. US companies spend $8 billion annually on diversity and inclusion initiatives, yet research shows that they’re actually more segregated now than they were 40 years ago.Leaders are still failing to promote minorities to leadership positions, and they’re lagging behind…