Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney today, but in 2010, he gave Eric Schneiderman — now President Barack Obama’s bank prosecutor — a $12,500 check for his bid to be New York State Attorney General.
Schneiderman, perhaps America’s most powerful liberal, was tapped by Obama in January to take the lead on a new task force to investigate and prosecute misdeeds in housing market in the years before the financial crisis — with an emphasis on banks.
Schneiderman has been widely panned by conservatives including the editorial page of Trump’s favorite newspaper — the New York Post.
- The U.S. and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in Washington and Havana as they restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years.
- Greece has become the first developed country to miss a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.
- The U.S. has defeated Germany 2-0 in the Women's World Cup semis. Team USA will play Japan or England in the final ⚽️