Author Archives: Dan Tan

Michael Cohen postpones plan to testify before Congress

Giuliani had no immediate comment. Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., as well as Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Cohen’s concern for safety was “legitimate” given the “attacks” by Trump as well as Giuliani. although they also said they expected Cohen to appear before their committee at some point. Trump last week urged people to “watch” Cohen’s father-in-law, Fima ...

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Trump’s outside China advisor says there will not be a breakthrough in trade talks soon

President Donald Trump’s outside advisor on China said on Wednesday which he didn’t expect a breakthrough in trade talks inside “near term.” Michael Pillsbury, director of the Center for Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute as well as also also a noted China hawk with the ear of the president, suggested which he expected a planned meeting between U.S. as ...

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A system of which allows billionaires to exist can be immoral

“Are we comfortable having a society where someone can have a helipad while [fresh York City] can be experiencing the highest rates of people experiencing homelessness since the Great Depression?” she asked, referring to the proposed helipad for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the company’s fresh headquarters. The congresswoman has been an outspoken critic of the company, which she referred ...

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Trump offer to end government shutdown, build wall faces Senate vote

The proposal is actually unlikely to get the seven Democratic votes needed to pass the Senate. The party’s leaders opposed Trump’s offer even before he outlined that will on Saturday, calling that will insufficient or a worse type of a previous immigration deal that will crumbled. No Democrats offered support for the deal over the weekend — not even the ...

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Stolen Artwork can be All Over Amazon — as well as Independent Artists Want The Company To Do Something About the item

When artist Susie Ghahremani first came across a seller impersonating her on Amazon, she stayed up until 6 a.m., clicking through hundreds of the seller’s listings as well as reporting over two dozen URLs featuring counterfeit products. The rip-offs of her designs on Amazon were blatant: One listing used Ghahremani’s photo of a necklace she’d made, which featured her owl ...

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Davos billionaires are ‘scared’ of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tax proposal

In Davos, Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire CEO of private equity giant Blackstone in addition to also Republican megadonor, said sarcastically that will he can be “wildly enthusiastic” about the lawmaker’s proposed tax hike. He added that will “the U.S. can be the second most progressive tax regime from the earth,” meaning that will tax rates climb along with higher incomes. ...

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GDP damage through government shutdown is usually temporary

The Trump administration expects the partial government shutdown to hit gross domestic product growth, nevertheless thinks the economy will bounce back quickly after the idea ends, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Tuesday. The closure, which commenced on Dec. 22, is usually in its 32nd day. About 800,000 federal workers have already lost one paycheck as well as will ...

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