Seven Days in January invites listeners behind the curtain of power, offering a front-row seat to the shadowy deals and whispered arrangements at the heart of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. Deals of global consequence brokered by some of the world’s most powerful that have remained largely unreported and unheard — until now.
Emails show top Trump adviser Thomas J. Barrack Jr. planned to meet with UAE officials alongside 2016 campaign manager Paul Manafort, ultimately unable to attend because of his last-minute meeting in New York with a Russian intelligence operative.
Over the past decade, Gulf State sovereign wealth funds reshaped the world with the help of powerful Western leaders who lined their pockets while turning a blind eye to their benefactors’ unjust and brutal methods of usurping power.
Get dragged through the heat of the jungle and inside the paranoid web of John McAfee’s twisted reality.
Days before reporting to Otisville Federal Correctional Institution to face his sentence for fraud and false statements, Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas chatted with The Knows about the 2017 inauguration as well as the Ukraine-related dealings he was tasked with alongside others like Kash Patel and John Solomon. Listen to the special bonus episode of Seven Days in January.
Rocco Castoro’s mythical 21-page report on John McAfee from 2012. Set to be published in the Jan. 2013 print issue of Vice magazine, it was caught and killed days before its scheduled publication. The reasons why remain unclear.
Associates of Mark Burnett and Elizabeth Koch feverishly worked all sides of a deal for Amazon Studios to produce a reality series about Donald J. Trump’s 2017 inauguration — one that evaporated as quickly as it appeared, leaving ominous questions to linger around F.T.C. oversight of Amazon’s $8.5 billion MGM Studios acquisition and their knowledge of 20 hours of unaired footage reported for the first time.
Facing charges of acting as an undisclosed agent of the United Arab Emirates while advising his longtime friend and then-President Donald Trump, Tom Barrack's deep ties to the former head of Saudi intelligence and oil profiteering have remained in the shadows until now.
Connect the dots between UAE and Russian foreign influence with our analysis of the “long-lines” relationships of Trump confidant and indicted billionaire Tom Barrack.