Biden demanded Trump release transcripts of a call where he reportedly badgered Ukraine’s leader to investigate his son 8 times

Joe Biden says Donald Trump must release transcripts from a call where he reportedly pestered Ukraine’s leader to investigate his son. Trump is accused of asking Vladimir Zelensky to probe Hunter Biden at least eight times during a July 25 call, multiple US news outlets reported, citing intelligence sources. Biden said late Friday that records of the call must be made available “so that the American people can judge for themselves.” Washington’s focus is currently glued on a mysterious conversation between Trump and a foreign leader that’s reportedly the focus of an August 12 whistleblower complaint from a US intelligence staffer. Trump has defended himself amid the allegations, saying on… Read More

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The Scottish people are on the brink of backing independence from the UK

Support for Scottish independence appears to have reached a tipping point due to Brexit. Analysis of six recent opinion polls puts average support for independence in Scotland at 49% – once undecided voters are excluded. One recent poll found a majority of 52% of decided voters now back leaving the UK. The shift towards independence has been entirely driven by voters opposed to Brexit, according to new analysis by the UK’s leading pollster. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Scottish public is now on the brink of backing independence from the United Kingdom due to Brexit. That’s the unavoidable conclusion to be drawn from the most recent opinion… Read More

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An English soccer team tapped the booming US private placement market — Bank of America it’s part of a growing sports trend

English Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur have refinanced the debt on their new stadium via the lucrative US private placement market and a loan with Bank of America. It’s a growing trend for major sports brands following similar moves into the bond market by European heavyweights Manchester United and Juventus. Tottenham will see the maturities on their debt extended and the average interest rate fall in a successful move for the team. Click here for more BI Prime stories. English Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur may not have had much success on the field in terms of trophies in recent years, but off it, they’ve scored a top… Read More

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Elizabeth Warren just issued the most scathing call for impeachment yet

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent a scathing series of tweets on Friday, doubling down on her calls for the president’s impeachment and issuing some friendly fire, calling congress complicit. The tweets mark the strongest impeachment language from a Democratic candidate to date. “By failing to act, Congress is complicit in Trump’s latest attempt to solicit foreign interference to aid him in US elections. Do your constitutional duty and impeach the president,” she wrote. The Massachusetts senator’s tweets come at the end of a week where reports have trickled out about an August whistleblower complaint that has captured Washington’s attention. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of… Read More

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