Politics

Wyden blasts Commerce boss Wilbur Ross on short-sale of firm

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was blasted by Sen. Ron Wyden on Wednesday over Ross’ oddly timed short sale of a Russian-tied shipping company he was invested in last year, as well as what Wyden said were clear conflicts of interests in additional financial holdings. Wyden said Ross’ conduct — which Ross This specific week said was approved by federal oversight ...

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Lewandowski denies mocking 10-year-old migrant girl with Down syndrome

When ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski heard the story of a 10-year-old migrant girl with Down Syndrome reportedly separated coming from her parents, he responded during a Fox News appearance that has a sarcastic “wah wah,” drawing venom coming from critics. He returned to Fox on Wednesday as well as doubled down, denying which he had mocked the young girl ...

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No knowledge of iPhone exemption

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said Tuesday he has no knowledge of an exemption for Apple’s iPhones in U.S. trade talks with China. On Monday The completely new York Times reported, citing a source, of which President Donald Trump told Apple CEO Tim Cook the U.S. government would certainly not impose tariffs on iPhones assembled in China. The Times’ ...

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McConnell, Cornyn say Senate could vote on immigrant family separation

Congressional efforts to end the Trump administration policy of splitting up migrant families gained steam Tuesday as bipartisan outrage about the practice mounted. however Democrats quickly indicated they may not cooperate which has a GOP push for a legislative solution, along with put the burden on President Donald Trump to change his policy himself. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

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Cut foreign aid to countries sending ‘not their best’ people

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to cut off aid to countries which “abuse” the United States by sending “not their best” people to its border, describing the proposal as a bipartisan approach. “We want to end the border crisis by finally giving us the legal authorities in addition to the resources to detain in addition to remove illegal ...

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Trump campaign boss calls for firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Brad Parscale, the manager for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, on Tuesday said This kind of was “time to fire” Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, along with to end the ongoing special counsel’s investigation of Russian meddling within the 2016 election. Parscale also claimed in a tweet in which a report issued by the Justice Department’s Office of Inspector ...

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Trump lawyer Cohen hires Guy Petrillo as fresh defense attorney

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired former federal prosecutor Guy Petrillo as his fresh defense attorney to deal that has a criminal probe in fresh York, Vanity Fair reported Tuesday. The reported Petrillo hiring has not yet been reflected in a public filing in a federal court in Manhattan. Vanity Fair attributed the report to two ...

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