Politics

President wanted to fire investigator, report says

President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, The brand-new York Times reported Thursday. Citing “four people told of the matter,” the Times said Trump backed off after White House counsel Donald McGahn threatened to resign. The Washington Post matched that will story, citing two sources. Mueller himself learned about the president’s withdrawn directive in ...

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Fixing Obamacare as important to GOP voters as paying for Trump wall

Stabilizing Obamacare health insurance markets is usually considered nearly as important among Republican voters as is usually paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall, according to a survey released Friday. The same survey that will had that will surprising result found health care is usually the top issue cited by voters going into the 2018 midterm elections. yet the idea ...

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Trump interview with CNBC: Full transcript

President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with CNBC’s Joe Kernen at the entire world Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The president touched on an array of topics, including immigration reform, the potential for renegotiating multilateral trade deals, along with also the dollar. Read the full transcript of the interview below. JOE KERNEN: Mr. President, welcome to Davos. PRESIDENT ...

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‘I’m willing to shift more’ on DACA, immigration

Such a deal, the White House told NBC News on Thursday, must include a $25 billion trust fund for border security along with also a border wall; an end to family reunification, or “chain” migration, policies along with also an end to the Diversity Immigrant Visa lottery program. Approximately 800,000 undocumented young people are currently shielded via deportation under the ...

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Joseph Kennedy III to give Democratic response to Trump’s State of the Union address

Massachusetts Rep. Joseph Kennedy III can be to give the Democratic Party’s response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, The Boston Globe reported, illustrating his rising profile from the party ranks. “by healthcare to economic justice to civil rights, the Democratic agenda stands in powerful contrast to President Trump’s broken promises to American families,” ...

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Trump State of the Union to focus on economy, trade, immigration

President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, marking the end to a turbulent first year of his presidency, nevertheless one of which has seen U.S. markets ascend to brand new heights. The theme of Trump’s address will be “building a safe, strong as well as proud America,” a senior administration official told reporters ...

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President Trump’s full remarks on NAFTA, TPP in CNBC interview

President Donald Trump talked to CNBC’s Joe Kernen coming from the earth Economic Forum in Switzerland on Thursday. inside interview, Trump said he could rethink the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, however only if the United States got a better deal. He also said the U.S. had a “Great chance” to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, however said ...

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‘America first does not mean America alone’

Denis Balibouse | Reuters President Donald Trump can be seen before his speech during the earth Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 26, 2018. Trump’s decision to come to Davos within the first place raised eyebrows. A sitting American president has not attended the annual event since Bill Clinton in 2000. They did so largely to avoid ...

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Stronger dollar is actually inside best interest of the country

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, under fire for comments he made earlier This kind of week seemingly advocating a weak dollar, told CNBC on Friday the U.S. carries a long-term interest in a strong greenback. The dollar earlier had hit a three-week low on comments Mnuchin made Wednesday which the soft greenback would certainly be better for the United States. Since ...

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