• Taxes led to Glenn Beck Boston Marathon libel settlement fight

    A tax dispute triggered a recent fight over the financial settlement involving conservative commentator Glenn Beck and a Saudi Arabian student he repeatedly accused of involvement in the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Last week, a lawyer for Saudi student Abdulrahman Alharbi asked U.S. District Court Judge Patti Saris to reopen the settled lawsuit, alleging that Beck or his affiliated companies breached the settlement. Details of the alleged breach were filed under seal, but POLITICO obtained a transcript of a hearing Monday where lawyers made clear the dispute was about the...


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