Tag: Economy

Trump Rejects ’60 Minutes’ Pressure, Promises Border Fixes

President Donald Trump rejected pressure from the 60 Minutes TV show and suggested he would renew policies which allow migrant job-seekers to be prosecuted when they bring a child to trigger the 2015 Flores catch-and-release loophole. “When you allow the parents to stay together, OK, when you allow that, then what happens is that people are going to pour into […]

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Pence to Obama: Economy Booming Because Trump Administration Rolling Back Failed Obama Policies

Vice President Mike Pence had a message for former President Barack Obama at the Values Voter Summit Saturday: the American economy is booming because the Trump administration is rolling back Obama administration policies. “It’s been two years of promises made and promises kept, and we’re just getting started,” Pence told the conference audience in Washington, […]

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Exclusive — Donald Trump Jr. to Obama: ‘Abracadabra!’ My Dad Fixed the Economy You Could Not

Donald Trump Jr. told Breitbart News Saturday he is thrilled that former President Barack Obama is active on the 2018 midterm campaign trail because it shows a clear contrast between Obama’s failed policies and his father, President Donald Trump’s, successful policies. “Without question, he’s our best salesman,” Trump Jr. said of Obama on Breitbart News Saturday […]

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Links 9/12/18

Deglacial mobilization of pre-aged terrestrial carbon from degrading permafrost Nature Hurricane, Storm Surge Warnings Up for Carolinas; Florence May Stall Near Coast Weather Underground SC officials won’t evacuate prison ahead of hurricane The State ‘This is not their first rodeo’: How Chincoteague’s ponies will ride out Hurricane Florence USA Today […]

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State AGs to Step Up Enforcement Against Tech Companies?

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. The Wall Street Journal published an article Monday,  States Loom as a Regulatory Threat to Tech Giants, examining the emerging stance state attorneys general are taking on […]

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Fact Check: Obama’s Speech Attacking Trump at University of Illinois

President Barack Obama returned to the political fray on Friday morning, delivering a speech at the University of Illinois, which gave him an award for “ethics in government.” Leaving aside, for now, the question of whether Obama deserved an ethics award, all should agree that the University of Illinois had no business giving one. That […]

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Obama Complains Trump Getting Credit for ‘Economic Miracle’

Former President Barack Obama appeared upset on Friday that President Donald Trump was getting credit for the booming economy. The former president made his remarks at the University of Illinois after the United States economy posted more positive news; over 200,000 jobs created and a 3.9 percent unemployment rate in August. Obama reminded students that […]

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EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 7)

BRUSSELS, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS — International Flavors & Fragrances Inc to acquire Israeli flavours and ingredients maker Frutarom (approved Sept. 7) NEW LISTINGS — Private investment firm […]

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