Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward disappointed President Donald Trump yesterday when he turned down the job of National Security Advisor. Trump had offered Harward the job on Monday and was surprised when Harward asked for more time to consider the offer. Harward has given different explanations for his reasons. To the AP, Harward said, “It’s purely a … Continued
Yesterday, FOX News anchor Shepard Smith admonished President Donald Trump for chiding members of the press and discrediting news outlets during an impromptu press conference. Smith defended CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta after Trump singled him out for ridicule and told him he had downgraded CNN from “fake news” to “very fake news.” Smith also … Continued
Businesses across the United States may have fewer employees at work today, in some cases far fewer. Organizers and protesters have called for immigrants not to work, go to school, or spend money in protest of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. #adaywithoutimmigrants going on today. What would your life be like if your immigrant coworkers, friends, … Continued
During an appearance on Conan, CNN’s Jake Tapper gave a blistering review of President Donald Trump and his staff over the three weeks since his inauguration. “The president seems to thrive on chaos,” Tapper told host Conan O’ Brien on Tuesday’s episode. “It was like that during the campaign. That obviously worked. And it’s like that now.” … Continued
Numerous corporate entities have publicly denounced President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and others from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Some companies have issued statements via social media, donated to the ACLU, or offered various forms of support to those affected, among other actions.
Phone records and intercepted calls of U.S. Intelligence agencies show that members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had repeated communication with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, the New York Times reported last night. The report cites four current and former American officials who spoke to The Times on condition of anonymity because the continued … Continued
Andy Puzder may not be the next Secretary of Labor. Puzder, the fast-food restaurant CEO, has been facing major criticism for a variety of his positions and experience. The latest issue are his ex-wife’s allegations of domestic violence, which were discussed in a video provided to the Senate by Oprah Winfrey’s television network. In March 1990, Lisa … Continued
On the heels of the abrupt resignation of Mike Flynn as National Security Advisor, two Democratic lawmakers have issued calls for a classified briefing for Congress, saying there are still many questions left unanswered, and there is increasing pressure from investigative journalists for answers. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (D-Michigan) and Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), the ranking members … Continued
Stephen Miller, senior White House policy adviser, repeated the president’s claim that there were millions of illegal votes cast in the November election. The Trump administration had tapped Miller to represent the president on the Sunday morning shows this week. His appearance on ABC‘s “The Week” with news anchor George Stephanopoulos was particularly heated. Stephanopoulos … Continued
Two Renowned Economists Weigh In on the Worldwide Impact of Trump-conomics.