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Wooing Saudi Business, Tabloid Mogul Had a Powerful Friend: Trump

Mar 29, 2018 - The New York Times

In July, David J. Pecker, the chairman of the company that owns The National Enquirer, visited his old friend President Trump at the White House.

The tabloid publisher took along a special guest, Kacy Grine, a French businessman who advises one of Saudi Arabia’s richest men and sometimes acts as an intermediary between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Western businesses.

The two men and other Pecker associates chatted with the president in the Oval Office and briefly met ...