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Jan 30 2020
House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team each concluded opening arguments before the Senate over the past week, setting the stage for a final questioning period Thursday before starting debates on calling witnesses and documents.
Democrats and many on the political left argue that Trump must be removed from office, citing recent revelations from former NSAHenry A. Brechter
Aug 15 2019
China called looming U.S. tariffs a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, vowing retaliation as Beijing also pushed back on Trump’s effort to link the trade war with the turmoil in Hong Kong.
The plans for 10% tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese imports have taken the U.S. and China off the track of resolving their dispute throughBloomberg
Aug 14 2019
President Donald Trump is all about plastics, arguing his support for it sets him apart from Democrats, trolling them for their environmental concerns and pushing any blame for too much of the stuff onto China.
But Trump's plastics boosterism comes at a time when corporate America -- from Google to Coca-Cola and beyond -- is trying to appear more in line with environmentalists, at leastGuest Writer - Left
Aug 13 2019
The White House on Tuesday said it would delay imposing tariffs on Chinese imports of cellphones, laptop computers, video game consoles, and certain types of footwear and clothing until Dec. 15, significantly later than the Sept. 1 deadline President Trump had repeatedly threatened.
The announcement, which came from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, likely ensures that AppleWashington Post
Feb 07 2015
Over the last few years, the Republican Congress and Barack Obama have done a decent job of bringing down the immense deficits created by the recession and the President Obama's own response to it. The federal deficit is now "only" $468 billion dollars for 2015. The deficit will continue to fall, mostly because of increased taxes, until 2017 - at which point it will start to grow larger,Townhall
Mar 08 2019
Paul Manafort, who once served as President Trump’s campaign chairman, was sentenced to nearly four years in prison Thursday for cheating on his taxes and bank fraud — a far lesser sentence than the roughly 20 years he had faced under federal sentencing guidelines.
U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III called that guidelines calculation “excessive” and sentenced the longtime lobbyistWashington Post
Jul 18 2013
In this corner, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee who alleges without proof that the Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal has links to the White House. And in this corner, the panel's top Democrat who accuses the GOP chairman of leading a witch hunt for political motives that don't exist. The two congressional heavyweights will square off Thursday at anotherCNN (Online News)
Oct 25 2012
First off, I love Jeeps. I drove a blue stick-shift Jeep in high school and dream of one day owning another one (pre-bailout edition) of course. President Obama has based a large portion of his re-election campaign on the auto-bailout which has resonated with many voters in Ohio, a state Mitt Romney needs to win. However, due to burdonsome regulations, high taxes and the overall high cost ofTownhall
Apr 03 2019
How the mayor of South Bend became a surprisingly serious contender in the 2020 Democratic primary race.
As strange as it may sound, the mayor of a medium-size city in the Midwest is now a real contender for the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
A late March Quinnipiac poll had Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, tied with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Vox
Jun 03 2015
The unlikely epicenter of Obamacare lies in a solidly Republican working-class town just 10 miles outside of the Miami stomping grounds of Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio. The city of Hialeah — a Cuban-American neighborhood of Spanish speakers that is blanketed with Obamacare advertisements — enrolled more people under the Affordable Care Act than anywhere in the country. That coverage is now at riskPolitico