Politics

Donald Trump’s views on Fed Chair Janet Yellen have shifted

Janet Yellen left the White House on Thursday afternoon following a meeting with President Donald Trump about her possible reappointment as Fed chair. Yellen’s term ends in February. Trump can be considering a few candidates in total in addition to can be supposed to announce his pick before he heads to Asia on Nov. 3. The White House declined to ...

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Senators seek a crackdown on Facebook in addition to also also Google political ads

Jacquelyn Martin | AP Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., left, in addition to also also Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., speak about online political ads in addition to also also preventing foreign interference in U.S. elections, during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three senators began a bipartisan push Thursday to rein in social media political ...

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George W. Bush assails Trumpism, warns of rising ‘bigotry’

Former President George W. Bush on Thursday warned of which “bigotry seems emboldened” in America, in addition to “our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories in addition to outright fabrication.” Speaking at the Bush Institute’s Spirit of Liberty event in fresh York, the 43rd president warned against the isolationism in addition to trade protectionism of which Trump has long ...

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‘If you’ve never been in combat, you can’t even imagine how to make of which call’

White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday of which President Donald Trump had done the best he could in calling the widow of a slain U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger earlier of which month. “If you’ve never been in combat, you can’t even imagine how to make of which call,” Kelly told reporters in a surprise appearance ...

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Hillary Clinton says US threats of war with North Korea are ‘dangerous, short-sighted’

Matthew Horwood | Getty Images Hillary Clinton at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on October 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England. Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday which “cavalier” threats to start war on the Korean peninsula are “dangerous in addition to short-sighted”, urging the United States to get all parties to the negotiating table. Clinton also called on ...

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Khamenei says Iran will shred multinational nuclear deal if U.S. tears which: TV

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran might stick to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as long as the various other signatories respected which, nevertheless might “shred which” if the United States pulled out, state TV reported. Khamenei spoke a few days after U.S. President Donald Trump adopted a harsh brand-new approach to Iran by ...

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Trump tax plan hits bump in Senate as Rand Paul weighs ‘no’ vote

Senate Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to ensure support for a budget resolution vital to President Donald Trump’s drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code, as one Republican fiscal hawk announced he might vote against the measure. As the Senate opened debate on the fiscal year 2018 budget, Senator Rand Paul objected to spending levels which he said might exceed agreed ...

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Market will see ‘significant’ drop if tax reform doesn’t pass

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin believes the market has priced in expectations that will President Donald Trump’s administration in addition to also Congress will pass tax reform in addition to also that will that will won’t be pretty if those efforts fail. “There can be no question that will the rally from the stock market has baked into that will reasonably ...

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Donald Trump hits James Comey over Clinton email investigation

President Donald Trump targeted James Comey in a series of early morning tweets Wednesday, alleging in which the former FBI director “lied along with leaked” to protect Hillary Clinton. Trump claimed the investigation into his 2016 rival’s private email server was “obviously a fix.” He called Comey “the best thing in which ever happened” to Clinton. Trump apparently responded to ...

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Sens. Warner, Klobuchar to unveil bill on Russian election meddling

Senators This specific week are slated to announce a bill they desire will curb foreign governments’ influence on American elections. Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., along with Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., plan to announce a bill Thursday which aims to boost transparency in political ads, their offices said. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will co-sponsor the bill. Warner can be the ranking Democrat ...

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