Letter claimed to have been written by Wendi Deng gushes over Tony Blair's 'good body, legs and skin A
n extraordinary note allegedly written by Rupert Murdoch’s former wife Wendi Deng lauding Tony Blair’s “good body”, “nice legs” and “butt” was published today.
magazine Vanity Fair claimed Ms Deng, who was divorced from her husband last year, wrote of her admiration for the former Prime Minister’s piercing “blue eyes”. The undated note mentions her apparently “so missing” Mr Blair because he was “charming”, “his clothes are so good” and
because of his “power on the stage”.

The voluptuous Sanchez, a former anchor for Fox News in Los Angeles, was by Bezos’ side for the ninth test flight of the “New Shepard” rocket at his sprawling Texas ranch in July 2018. Sanchez was also married at the time, to celebrity agent
Patrick Whitesell, chair of the Endeavor talent agency, who introduced his wife to Bezos in 2016.

Whitesell worked at InterTalent from 1990 to 1992. He was an agent at United Talent Agency (UTA), from 1992 to 1995. Whitesell served as head of the talent department of
Creative Artists Agency (CAA), from 1995 to 2001.[3]
Whitesell and WME co-CEO Ari Emanuel have been characterized as “rewriting the Hollywood script,” and they have been named to Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year list.
Born to a Jewish family[2] in Chicago, Emanuel was raised in suburban Wilmette, Illinois. Emanuel is the brother of former Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel, bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel, and adopted sister Shoshana Emanuel. His father, Jerusalem-born Dr. Benjamin M. Emanue
He is a graduate of New Trier High School and of Macalester College in St Paul, Minnesota, where he was roommates with director Peter Berg.

On July 15, 2015, Berg criticized ESPN's decision to honor Caitlyn Jenner with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award with an Instagram post
Prior to founding Endeavor, Emanuel was a partner at InterTalent and senior agent at ICM Partners (ICM).[5] He began his entertainment industry career as an agent trainee at Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Emanuel has been described as a mogul and power player in Hollywood.
Emanuel and WME co-CEO Patrick Whitesell have both been named to Fortune's Businessperson of the Year list. On November 9, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden named Emanuel to be one of the 16 members of his COVID-19 Advisory Board.
His two younger brothers are former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hollywood-based talent agent Ari Emanuel. He has an adopted sister, Shoshana Emanuel, who has cerebral palsy.[7][8] His father’s brother, Emanuel, was killed in the Great Arab Revolt in the British Mandate of
Palestine, after which the family changed its name from Auerbach to Emanuel in his honor.[After completing his post-doctoral training, Emanuel pursued a career in academic medicine, rising to the level of associate professor at Harvard Medical School in 1997.[9] He soon
moved into the public sector, and held the position of Chief of the Department of Bioethics at the Clinical Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Emanuel served as Special Advisor for Health Policy to Peter Orszag, the former Director of the Office of Management and
Budget in the Obama administration.

The bureau was reorganized into the Office of Management and Budget in 1970 during the Nixon administration.[7] The first OMB included Roy Ash (head), Paul O'Neill (assistant director), Fred Malek (deputy director), Frank Zarb (associate
director) and two dozen others.

Paul Henry O'Neill (December 4, 1935 – April 18, 2020) served as the 72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury for part of President George W. Bush's first term, from January 2001 to December 2002. He was fired in December 2002 for his public
disagreement with the administration.[2] Prior to his term as Secretary of the Treasury, O'Neill was chairman and CEO of industrial giant Alcoa and chairman of the RAND Corporation.
RAND Corporation ("research and development")[7] is an American nonprofit global policy think tank[1] created in 1948 by Douglas Aircraft Company to offer research and analysis to the United States Armed Forces. Horace Rowan Gaither Jr. (1909 – April 7, 1961),[1] known as H.
Rowan Gaither, was a San Francisco attorney, investment banker, and a powerful administrator at the Ford Foundation. During World War II, he served as assistant director of the Radiation Laboratory at M.I.T. In 1948, he helped found the Rand Corporation and served as a trustee
until 1959.[2][3]
In 1958 and 1959, he served as the 1st Chairman of the MITRE Corporation Board of Trustees. From 1959 through his death, Gaither was a general partner and co-founder of Draper, Gaither & Anderson, one of the first venture capital firms on the west coast of the
U.S., together with William H. Draper Jr., a retired Army general and Frederick L. Anderson, a retired Air Force general. He was hired by Henry Ford II to help set the priorities of the Ford Foundation in 1947, chairing the study committee that wrote the "Report of the Study for
the Ford Foundation on Policy and Program."Starting in 1919, he worked in New York City for National City Bank (1919–1921), Bankers Trust Company (1923–1927), and then Dillon, Read & Co. (1927–1953).
In 1937, he was made a vice president of Dillon Read. Dillon Read promoted
bonds of the Soviet Union after its recognition by the US government in 1933. Dillon Read also underwrote millions of dollars worth of German industrial bonds in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s. Draper served as Long Island Rail Road trustee from 1950 to 1951. He served
as the first US Ambassador to NATO in Paris.
After retiring from public service a second time, he traveled to Mexico to serve as chairman of the Mexican Light and Power Company. Returning to the US in 1959, he formed the first West Coast venture capital firm Draper, Gaither and
Anderson in California. In 1967, he retired from Draper Gaither, moved to Washington, D.C. and joined Combustion Engineering in New York as chairman, retiring a few years later to become the US delegate to the United Nations Population Commission (1969–1971). He also cofounded
the Population Crisis Committee in 1965 and chaired the Draper Committee. From 1959, he was a general partner and co-founder of Draper, Gaither & Anderson, one of the first venture capital firms on the west coast of the U.S., together with William H. Draper Jr., and Horace Rowan
He was a shareholder in many emerging compainies.[6]
His papers are held at the Hoover Institution. The Institution has libraries which include materials from both the First World War and Second World War, including the collection of documents of President Hoover, which
he began to collect at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.[24] Thousands of Persian books, official documents, letters, multimedia pieces and other materials on Iran's history, politics and culture can also be found at the Stanford University library and the Hoover Institution
During the Trump administration, the Hoover Institution had close relations with the administration. Multiple Hoover Institution affiliates filled top positions in the administration. These included Scott Atlas, a radiologist who pushed for policies contrary to the
recommendations of the scientific community in relation to the coronavirus pandemic,[26] and whose actions in this regard were condemned by the faculty senate at Stanford
Atlas was selected by President Donald Trump in August 2020 to serve as an advisor on the White House Coronavirus Task Force.[4] In that role, Atlas spread misinformation about COVID-19,[5] including theories that face masks and social distancing were not effective in slowing the
spread of the coronavirus. He served as a senior advisor for health care to the Republican presidential campaigns of Rudy Giuliani in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012. Trump publicly disagreed with or reduced the roles of other members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force,
including Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci,[12][9] with whom Atlas repeatedly clashed.[5] Robert R. Redfield of the CDC was heard privately commenting on Atlas that "everything he says is false".[46] When Fauci was asked whether Atlas was providing misleading information to Trump,
Fauci replied, without naming Atlas, that "sometimes there are things that are said that are really taken either out of context or actually incorrect".[47] Starting in August 2020, Birx avoided meetings where Atlas was present.
Fauci said of Atlas, "I have real problems with that guy. He's a smart guy who's talking about things that I believe he doesn't have any real insight or knowledge or experience in. He keeps talking about things that when you dissect it out and parse it out, it doesn't make any
sense."[9] In mid-November 2020, it was reported that Atlas had not attended White House task force meetings in person since late September amid his clashes with Fauci and Birx. Atlas's comment urging Michiganders to "rise up" against measures to prevent COVID-19 transmission
was widely condemned by health professionals and by Stanford University, home of the Hoover Institute where Atlas is a senior fellow.[60][61] In November 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer denounced the tweet as "incredibly reckless"[60] and Fauci said: "I totally disagree
with it, and I made no secret of that. ... I don't want to say anything against Dr. Atlas as a person but I totally disagree with the stand he takes. I just do, period." On November 30, 2020, Atlas posted a letter (dated for the following day) resigning his White House position,
days before the end of the maximum 130-day period in which he could serve with "special Government employee" status. Notable examples of SGEs include Huma Abedin (who was an SGE in the State Department in 2012, working for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton[2]) and
Scott Atlas (an advisor appointed by President Donald Trump to the White House Coronavirus Task Force in 2020). The SGE category was created by Congress in 1962 and was aimed at allowing the federal government to take advantage of outside experts who are employed in the private
sector.[2] The Office of Government Ethics has stated that "SGEs were originally conceived as a 'hybrid' class, in recognition of the fact that the simple categories of 'employee' and 'non-employee' are no longer adequate to describe the multiplicity of ways in which modern
government gets its work done."[2] SGEs may be either paid or unpaid.[2] SGEs may only be "retained, designated, appointed, or employed" by the government for "not more than 130 days" during any consecutive 365-day period. Many SGEs have limited roles on federal advisory
committees.[3] A 2016 Government Accountability Office found that over the decade from 2005 to 2014, the federal government had an average of roughly 2,000 SGEs in any given year, with a low of about 500 (in 2013) and a high of about 3,100 (in 2009).[4] SGEs have a variety of
roles, depending on the agency; for example, Department of Justice SGEs included attorneys with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, Department of Health and Human Services SGEs included medical professionals associated with the National Disaster Medical System, and
National Science Foundation and Nuclear Regulatory Commission SGEs include scientists and technical experts.
SGEs are subject to some federal ethics rules, but are exempt from others.[3] SGEs are exempt from Federal Acquisition Regulation 3.601, which states that a Contracting Officer may not knowingly award a contract to a Government employee or to an organization owned or
substantially owned by one or more Government employees.[5] If a contract were to arise directly out of the special Government employee's advisory services, or the appointment could be influenced by the special Government employee, or another conflict of interest were to affect
the appointment, then the prohibition would still apply.[George Pratt Shultz (/ʃʊlts/; December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American economist, diplomat, and businessman. He served in various positions under three different Republican presidents and is one of only two
people to have held four different Cabinet-level posts.[1] Shultz played a major role in shaping the foreign policy of the Ronald Reagan administration. From 1974 to 1982, he was an executive of the Bechtel Group, an engineering and services company. In the 2010s, Shultz was a
prominent figure in the scandal of the biotech firm Theranos, continuing to support it as a board member in the face of mounting evidence of fraud.

The credibility of Theranos was attributed in part to Holmes's personal connections and ability to recruit the support of
influential people, including Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, James Mattis, and Betsy DeVos. Holmes was in a clandestine romantic relationship with her COO, Ramesh Balwani. In March 2020, a U.S. District Court Judge ordered that Balwani will stand trial separately from Holmes. A
March 17, 2021 order set Holmes's trial to begin September 7, 2021.[26] Balwani's trial will begin after the conclusion of Holmes's.[27] Balwani's attorneys were expected to argue that he never made any money for his work at Theranos. Elizabeth Holmes was born February 3, 1984 in
Washington, D.C.[10] Her father, Christian Rasmus Holmes IV, was a vice president at Enron, an energy company that later went bankrupt after an accounting fraud scandal.

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