Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Tuesday cut its long-term rating on newspaper publisher The New York Times Co. to "BBB-" from "BBB." as its advertising revenue continues to fall. "BBB-" is one notch above "junk bond" status.
Steve Hilton, a Fox News commentator who over the weekend had connected some Burisma corruption dots, had this to say about Connecticut U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal’s association with the tangled knot of corruption in Ukraine: “We cross-referenced the Senate co-sponsors of Ed Markey's Ukraine gas bill with the list of Democrats whom Burisma lobbyist, David Leiter, routinely gave money to and found another one -- one of the most sanctimonious of them all, actually -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal."