Top general dodges on Afghanistan plans after Trump tweet

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The top general in the United States dodged questions on a timeline for U.S. withdrawals from Afghanistan after President TrumpDonald John TrumpDes Moines mayor says he’s worried about coronavirus spread at Trump rally Judiciary Committee Democrats pen second letter to DOJ over Barrett disclosures: ‘raises more questions that it answers’ […]

Eric Trump on new NYT analysis of father’s taxes: ‘My father has lost a fortune’

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Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump, top Republicans recover from COVID-19; stimulus bill remains in limbo Eric Trump claims his father ‘literally saved Christianity’ Eric Trump suggests clear podiums for presidential debates to avoid notes MORE defended his father’s business dealings in response a New York Times article published on Saturday that […]

Trump and the economy: Echoes of Hoover and Carter?

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Voters like to broad-brush their presidents’ economic policies: success or failure. While President Donald Trump’s economic projects have rarely, if ever, fulfilled his over-the-top rhetoric, it would be wrong to dismiss them wholesale.  Pieces of his economic vision are transformative. Take China. While previous administrations prodded Beijing to open up […]

Trump administration targets $2B in imports

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CLOSE Wall Street slumped Monday as markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain but analyst Daniel Ives says market volatility is something we should expect as a result of bad news and a contentious presidential election. (Sept. 21) AP Domestic The Trump administration said Friday that it […]

Pelosi and Trump Are at Odds Over Airline Relief

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Here’s what you need to know: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have discussed relief for airlines, but “there is no stand-alone bill without a bigger bill,” she said Thursday.Credit…Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California on Thursday said she would not agree to stand-alone aid package for airlines […]