President Trump Vows to ‘Clean Up Los Angeles at Olympics Meeting

President Trump Vows to ‘Clean Up Los Angeles at Olympics Meeting

Tuesday, President Trump delved right into local issues during a briefing on preparations for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, criticizing the city’s political leadership for failing to curtail its homelessness epidemic. President Trump said if Los Angeles does not “clean it up fast,” he will intervene. “If they can’t do it themselves, we […]

Daytona 500 Grand Marshal President Trump Commands Drivers to “Start your engines” for the ‘Great American Race’

Daytona 500 Grand Marshal President Trump Commands Drivers to “Start your engines” for the ‘Great American Race’

President Trump’s campaign took center stage at the Daytona 500 as he looks to lock down support from his base in the aftermath of the impeachment trial acquittal. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds performed a 2nd flyover after President Trump’s command. He took a parade lap around the 2.5-mile Speedway in his limousine, leading the 40-car […]

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Saturday, Philippine President Duterte said that President Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the US President’s reaction to his decision to end a Y 1951 military agreement with the United States. President Trump said Wednesday he did not mind Duterte’s decision to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, called the move […]

President Trump Defends His Right to Interfere in Criminal Cases

President Trump Defends His Right to Interfere in Criminal Cases

Friday, President Trump said he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the US legal system. USAG William Barr’s recent criticism of President Trump was actually a “carefully staged message” to calm members of the Justice Department, that […]

Philippines Cutting Military Pact with US, President Trump says, “I do not mind”

Philippines Cutting Military Pact with US, President Trump says, “I do not mind”

Wednesday, President Trump said he did not mind Philippines President Duterte’s decision to end a decades-old military agreement with the United States President Duterte Tuesday announced termination of the 20 yr old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the decision “unfortunate” as Washington and its allies press China to abide by “international […]

“Women are Thriving in Trump Economy”

“Women are Thriving in Trump Economy”

Rejecting the notion President Trump might struggle with the women’s vote in Y 2020, 1st daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump pointed to the administration’s gainers for women in the past 3 years. “Domestically, women are thriving like never before,” Ms. Trump said on TV. “Women are thriving in The Trump Economy and our track record, and the […]

President Trump Making Good On Promises to Minority Community

President Trump Making Good On Promises to Minority Community

“The person who can beat Donald Trump hasn’t been born yet.” Live-stream video bloggers and social media personalities Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, known as Diamond and Silk, praised President Trump’s for having “put his money where his mouth is.” In an interview the pair touted the “opportunity zones” program that grants tax breaks on […]

President Trump,”The State of Our Union is Stronger than Ever Before”

President Trump,”The State of Our Union is Stronger than Ever Before”

As President Trump entered the House chamber he was met with chants of “Four more years!” by Republicans He proclaimed “America’s enemies are on the run” and “the years of economic decay are over.” Tuesday night, President Trump vowed in his State of the Union address to “never let socialism destroy American healthcare.” He also vowed to […]

President Trump Hits Record 49% Approval

President Trump Hits Record 49% Approval

President Trump scored his highest job approval rating so far with 49% in a Gallup poll, which also indicated that most Americans favor acquitting him in his impeachment trial. President Trump, whose impeachment trial is expected to end after a vote Wednesday, has experienced an improved rating with Republicans and independents, while but Democrats remain overwhelmingly unfavorable. […]

President Trump’s Economic Wins Resonate With Americans

President Trump’s Economic Wins Resonate With Americans

The economic agenda of President Donald Trump is “resonating” with voters, Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., said. Senator Braun made his comments Thursday during an interview on television And Braun cited President Trump’s signing Wednesday of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as another major economic step for the administration. “It’s a big deal,” he said. “It will […]

President Trump, “New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico to Boost US Growth”

President Trump, “New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico to Boost US Growth”

Wednesday, President Trump signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare” of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America. President Trump made renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement a priority during his Y 2016 campaign. “This […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Highest in 3 Years

President Trump’s Approval Rating Highest in 3 Years

President Trump has recorded his highest average approval rating since 5 February 2017, according to RealClearPolitics. Trump’s average approval rating of 10 national polls now stands at 45.6%, the website reported. His disapproval averages 51.7%. The figures represent the average of polls taken between 13-26 January His approval is the highest since he averaged 45.7% in […]

President Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Rally He is a Strong Defender of the Unborn

President Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Rally He is a Strong Defender of the Unborn

President Trump, making the 1st in-person address by a US President at a major anti-abortion rally in Washington, called himself a strong defender of the unborn and blasted Democrats for their “radical and extreme” positions. President Trump spoke Friday at the March for Life event as he tries to consolidate support for his re-election. The […]

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that President Trump’s indisputable economic success very much impressed many chief executives attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. President Trump touted the success of the US economy in a rousing speech last Tuesday.  In a wide-ranging address pitched to appeal to the Davos crowd, touting the achievements […]

States That Backed Donald Trump Growing Faster Than Hillary Clinton Supporters

States That Backed Donald Trump Growing Faster Than Hillary Clinton Supporters

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The States that backed Republican President Trump in Y 2016 have enjoyed faster growth last year than states that supported Democrat Hillary Clinton, a Yelp index shows. Five of the 7 fastest-growing states in the US during Y 2019 went Red in the last Presidential election, according to a trend tracked […]

President Trump to Debut Pro-Life Coalition

President Trump to Debut Pro-Life Coalition

President Trump’s re-election campaign is unveiling a pro-life coalition Friday to help drive pro-life voters to the polls. The “Pro-Life Voices for Trump” coalition will be led by Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “From appointing pro-life judges to defunding Planned Parenthood, President Trump’s track record demonstrates he is the most pro-life President in […]

President Trump Hammers Fed at Davos Forum

President Trump Hammers Fed at Davos Forum

$BA  United States’ GDP growth would have climbed closer to 4% if the effects of Federal Reserve rate hikes had not held on, President Trump said in a TV interview from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday. “That was a big blip that should not have taken place,” President Trump told CNBC’s Joe Kernen. […]

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

President Trump’s answer to impeachment: The Economy The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has started. But our financial markets do not care much about it. In part this is because the result is certain, President Trump is exonerated. Meanwhile, the President’s twitter feed has been very active on trade. This time it was French […]

Trump Tax Cut 2.0 in the Works

Trump Tax Cut 2.0 in the Works

The White House continues to work on a tax-cut plan in hope that Republican lawmakers will be in control of Congress after the Y 2020 elections, President Trump’s top economic aide Larry Kudlow said. “I am still running a process of Tax Cuts 2.0,” Mr. Kudlow said in a TV interview Wednesday. “We’re many months away.” The […]

President Trump Wants $7.2-B More From Pentagon for Wall

President Trump Wants $7.2-B More From Pentagon for Wall

President Trump plans to divert an additional $7.2-B in Pentagon funds for his promised border wall, reports. The Trump Administration Friday touted the 100th mile of border wall to be built since the President took office in Y 2017, a project partly funded by military construction and other federal funds after President Trump declared a national […]

Florida Man Sentenced to 90 Days for Spitting on Man Wearing MAGA Cap

Florida Man Sentenced to 90 Days for Spitting on Man Wearing MAGA Cap

Careful anti-Trumpers the worm has turned. Spitting on President Trump and his “deplorable” supporters, and and will cost anti-Trumpers 90 days in jail, 12 months probation, and cost you almost $1,000 on a charge of battery, if not $15,000 in a civil lawsuit. A Vero Beach, Florida, judge sentenced a registered Democrat to that time in the […]

87% of Republicans Back President Trump on Iran

87% of Republicans Back President Trump on Iran

The Trump Administration’s de-escalation of Iranian tension has become a divisive partisan issue, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday. Overwhelmingly, almost unanimously in opposing directions, 87% percent of Republicans back Trump on Iran, while 90% of Democrats do not, according to the poll. One point of 2-party agreement in the divisive poll results is 93% of respondents have […]

Fed’s Next Move, a Rate Cut?

Fed’s Next Move, a Rate Cut?

For now US monetary policy is in a holding pattern, but the Fed’s next move may be to cut interest rates given signs the economy may be weakening “The fact that job growth appears to be more muted and wage growth is slowing doesn’t tell me we are running out of workers, it tells me […]

See Stronger Economy, Higher Growth in This Election Year…Headed “Back to the 3% Growth Zone”

See Stronger Economy, Higher Growth in This Election Year…Headed “Back to the 3% Growth Zone”

$SPY White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow believes the US economy will continue to grow at a robust pace as the Y 2020 election season proceeds. “This continuing Bull market run indicates a lot of investor, consumer and business confidence, in my judgment,” Mr. Kudlow said. Early in Fridays session, the DJIA broke above 29,000 for […]

2020: America First, USMCA, China Trade Deal ‘Phase 1’ Could Come Back-to-Back

2020: America First, USMCA, China Trade Deal ‘Phase 1’ Could Come Back-to-Back

 2 of the “biggest and best trade deals ever in American history” could be signed within a week of each other, according to assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro.  The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will likely pass the Senate, with a bipartisan vote, as early as this […]

President Trump Will Respond If Iran Does Not Back Down

President Trump Will Respond If Iran Does Not Back Down

President Trump is prepared to “respond appropriately” if Iran does not de-escalate its actions in response to the US for killing 1 of its most powerful figures, General Qassem Soleimani, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday morning. He said on TV that General Soleimani, the head of Iran’s […]

President Trump: “Happy to have an impeachment trial in the Senate, have done nothing wrong.”

President Trump: “Happy to have an impeachment trial in the Senate, have done nothing wrong.”

President Trump said Tuesday he would be happy to have a trial in the US Senate following his impeachment by the Democratic-led House of Representatives, but that he did not really care. “I don’t really care. It doesn’t matter. As far as I’m concerned I’d be very happy with a trial because we did nothing […]

President Trump Sends World a Message: “Don’t tread on me”

President Trump Sends World a Message: “Don’t tread on me”

President Trump’s “don’t tread on me” response to the militia insurgency at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was justifiably forceful, sending a message to the world, according to former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik “I think it sends a message to the insurgents, but it also sends a message to the host government,” Mr. Kerik, […]

Notice to Iran: “Do not confuse President Trump’s patience with weakness”

Notice to Iran: “Do not confuse President Trump’s patience with weakness”

The Trump Administration’s policy toward Iran is working, and the United States is “not seeking another war in the Middle East,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus declared Wednesday. “We have told the Iranian regime countless times, do not confuse President [Donald] Trump’s strategic patience with weakness,” Ms. Ortagus said on TV Wednesday. Tuesday’s attack on […]

Key Element in ‘Phase 1’ Trade Resolution: China Implements Foreign Investment Law

Key Element in ‘Phase 1’ Trade Resolution: China Implements Foreign Investment Law

China has unveiled a regulation on implementing the foreign investment law (FDI) to better protect the legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors. Premier Li Keqiang signed a State Council decree to publish the regulation. It takes effect on 1 January 2020, the same day when the law becomes effective. As a matching regulation to […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 50%

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 50%

President Trump’s approval rating is at 50%, according to a new poll revealing he is winning back support with swing voters and coming out slightly ahead of the frontrunners for the Democratic Presidential nomination. “Trump is doing well and winning back support with important swing voters: Independents [42% at least somewhat approve/52% at least somewhat disapprove], […]

President Trump & Our 1st Lady’s Christmas Message: “The President and I want to wish each and every American a very Merry Christmas.”

President Trump & Our 1st Lady’s Christmas Message: “The President and I want to wish each and every American a very Merry Christmas.”

“The President and I want to wish each and every American a very merry Christmas,” our 1st Lady said Wednesday. “We say a special prayer for those military service members stationed far from home and we renew our hope for peace among nations and joy to the world.” On Christmas eve President Trump and 1st […]

President Trump’s Approval Ratings Now Just Under 50%

President Trump’s Approval Ratings Now Just Under 50%

President Trump’s approval rating is at just under 50% in the past few weeks before the 2020 election year starts, a new Hill-HarrisX poll released Monday revals.  According to the poll, 49% of Americans say they approve of President Trump’s job performance, up 3 percentage points from the 8-9 December poll, when his numbers were at 46%.   In […]

President Trump: “Had Very Good Talk With China on Trade and…”

President Trump: “Had Very Good Talk With China on Trade and…”

Friday, President Trump Tweeted Friday that he had “a very good talk” with President Xi Jinping of China on trade and that Beijing “has already started large scale purchases of agricultural products and more.” “Formal signing being arranged,” President Trump said in the post, in which he noted further that “progress” was being made because he and […]

GOP Breaks Fundraising Records on Impeachment

GOP Breaks Fundraising Records on Impeachment

The House passed articles of impeachment against President Trump on the same day his re-election campaign raised more than $5-M, in a month when the GOP raised more than $20-M. The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced a record-setting $20.6-M collected in November, according to data filed with the Federal Election Commission. This brings the party […]

President Trump’s Economic Approval Hits Highest Mark in Year

President Trump’s Economic Approval Hits Highest Mark in Year

President Trump’s economic approval numbers surged back to their highest levels in a year despite impeachment proceedings, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey. The survey shows 49% of Americans approving of the president’s handling of the economy, up from 42% in September and the highest mark in a year. The poll of 800 Americans […]

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

Wider, deeper opening up to reshape China’s economic landscape Opening up has been among the major policy moves that underpinned China’s huge economic growth over the past decades, and even though protectionism is on the rise, the country has been steadily delivering its promise of opening its doors wider. At a Key economic conference earlier […]

President Trump’s Trade Deals are “Pro-Growth, Remove Uncertainty”

President Trump’s Trade Deals are “Pro-Growth, Remove Uncertainty”

Monday, white House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said trade deals with China, Canada, and Mexico will strengthen the economy, adding that exports will double with China under the P-1 of President Trump’s new agreement.  “These deals are both pro-growth and yeah, they do remove some uncertainty,” he said. “They also increase incentives to invest…I think […]

US Supreme Court to Hear President Trump’s Case to Shield Financial Records

US Supreme Court to Hear President Trump’s Case to Shield Financial Records

Friday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear President Trump’s appeals in 3 separate cases to prevent his financial records, including tax returns, being handed over to Democratic-led House of Representatives committees and a New York prosecutor. The court will hold oral arguments in March, with rulings due by the end of June. “We are […]

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

$BA, $EADSY The Trump Administration may place 100% tariffs on European goods that had been absolved from such duties, including such storied products as Irish & Scotch whiskies and Cognac. The Office of the United States Trade Representative published a list Thursday of additional European goods now under consideration for the tariffs amid the fallout […]

“2020 Will Be a Very, Very Strong Economic Year”

“2020 Will Be a Very, Very Strong Economic Year”

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicts that Y 2020 “will be a very, very strong economic year” as the jobs market only stands to get stronger in the wake of Friday’s China-US trade deal. “I think it will be pro-growth. I think it will help business confidence and business investment,” Mr Kudlow said. Kudlow spoke […]

Boris Johnson, Donald Trump Friendship Back on Track

Boris Johnson, Donald Trump Friendship Back on Track

The political friendship between President Trump and British Prime Minister Johnson is back on track. PM Johnson’s Conservative Party’s expected victory in Thursday’s election, clears the way for his BREXIT deal with the European Union, and a trade deal with the United States. And that means the friendship that had been “soft peddled” before the vote in […]

President Trump Leads All Dems in Battleground States

President Trump Leads All Dems in Battleground States

Despite impeachment insanity, President Trump has beaten his Democratic rivals in the battleground states Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the latest poll from GOP firm Firehouse Strategies. Firehouse and Optimus surveyed likely voters in the 3 states, asking who they would be more likely to vote for in a head-to-head matchup between President Trump and the […]

Over 7,000,000 Jobs Created Under President Trump’s Policies, America is Working!

Over 7,000,000 Jobs Created Under President Trump’s Policies, America is Working!

President Trump has “added more than 7 million jobs” during his time in office, a Treasury official said at the weekend. Monica Crowley, Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Treasury Department, gave in a radio interview following the administration’s announcement last Friday that payrolls increased by 266,000 in November, far above Wall Street expectations. […]

“Strong Jobs Data Undercuts Trump Impeachment Argument”

“Strong Jobs Data Undercuts Trump Impeachment Argument”

This 50-year low in the nation’s unemployment and other robust economic data reported Friday “really undercuts the whole argument” for impeaching President Trump, former economic adviser Stephen Moore said on TV Friday. “Why Nancy Pelosi would want to go through with this sham impeachment, when we have the best economy in 50 years … ,” […]

President Trump Proposes Tariffs on Up to $2.4-B in French Imports

President Trump Proposes Tariffs on Up to $2.4-B in French Imports

$FB, $AMZN, $GOOGL The Trump Administration is proposing tariffs on up to $2.4-B worth of French imports in retaliation for France’s tax on American tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. The Office of the US Trade Representative says France’s new digital services tax discriminates against US companies and says that the new tariffs could […]

President Trump Restores Steel Tariffs on Brazil and Argentina

President Trump Restores Steel Tariffs on Brazil and  Argentina

Monday, President Trump said he will reinstate steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina because he claimed the South American countries are devaluing their currencies. He announced the move on his Twitter feed. “Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies. which is not good for our farmers. Therefore, […]

Majority of GOP Say Donald Trump Better President Than Abe Lincoln

Majority of GOP Say Donald Trump Better President Than Abe Lincoln

The majority of Republicans say President Trump is a better leader than President Abraham Lincoln, a new poll showed. In the Economist/YouGov weekly tracking survey,  53% of Republicans said President Trump is a better President compared with 47% who chose America’s 16th President, who led the nation through the Civil War. Among all Americans, Lincoln beats […]

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Bill that May Strain Relations with China

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Bill that May Strain Relations with China

Wednesday, President Trump signed a bill into law that expresses US support for Hong Kong protesters, a move that may strain relations with China and further complicate the president’s effort to wind down his trade war with Beijing. The legislation, S. 1838, requires annual reviews of Hong Kong’s special trade status under American law and […]

President Trump, “I am Designating Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorists”

President Trump, “I am Designating Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorists”

President Trump says he will “absolutely” designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups because of they kill tens of thousands of Americans annually and play a huge role in drug and human trafficking. “They will be designated … I have been working on that for the last 90 days. You know, designation is not that […]

Commentary: Dragging down China with Turmoil in Hong Kong is an Illusion

Commentary: Dragging down China with Turmoil in Hong Kong is an Illusion

Despite Beijing’s strong and repeated opposition, the US Senate last Tuesday passed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019. By passing the bill, the Senate has not only shown indifference to the chaotic situation on the ground and the need to end violence and restore order, but also tried to embolden […]

Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, Averts Shutdown

Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, Averts Shutdown

The Republican-held Senate passed a temporary government-wide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through 20 December and avert a government shutdown after Midnight Thursday. The spending bill, passed by a 74-20 vote, would keep federal the government open for another month in hopes the additional time will help negotiators wrap up […]

China Wants a Trade Deal, Invites US Negotiators to Beijing…

China Wants a Trade Deal, Invites US Negotiators to Beijing…

China has invited Top US trade negotiators for a new round of face-to-face talks in Beijing in its continued efforts to strike a limited deal, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The report said Chinese Vice Premier Liu He invited US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for a meeting in Beijing, […]

President Trump,”US Will Hike Tariffs on China Without Trade Deal”

President Trump,”US Will Hike Tariffs on China Without Trade Deal”

The United States will raise tariffs on Chinese imports if no deal is reached with Beijing to end a trade dispute, President Trump said Tuesday, threatening an escalation of the action that has damaged economic growth of the world’s 2nd largest economy severely. Speaking at a cabinet meeting at the White House, President Trump said […]

Chief Justice Blocks House’s Attempt to Access President Trump’s Tax Returns

Chief Justice Blocks House’s Attempt to Access President Trump’s Tax Returns

Chief Justice John Roberts ordered an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out how to handle the dispute, and his order contains no hint about what the court ultimately will do. The court’s hold could last a matter of days […]

President Trump Summoned Mr. Powell to the White House

President Trump Summoned Mr. Powell to the White House

Moonday, President Trump summoned Fed Chairman Powell to the White House to discuss the economy and interest rates. President Trump tweeted after the meeting that it had been “good & cordial.” The Fed said in a statement that Mr. Powell’s message to Preisdent Trump was similar to the one he expressed in congressional testimony last week, when […]

Cash Payouts to American Farmers in Time for Thanksgiving

Cash Payouts to American Farmers in Time for Thanksgiving

Sunday, President Trump welcomed a “cash” payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs. “Our great Farmers will receive another major round of ‘cash,’ compliments of China Tariffs, prior to Thanksgiving,” he wrote on Twitter. “The smaller farms and farmers will be big beneficiaries. In the meantime, and […]

Secretary Mnuchin Met Speaker Pelosi Over Border Wall Stalemate

Secretary Mnuchin Met Speaker Pelosi Over Border Wall Stalemate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA),  and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin met Thursday in an effort to come to an agreement over funding for President Donald Trump’s wall for the southern border. Congressional and White House officials have been in a stalemate over $5-B for President Trump’s wall for months and now face a 21 November deadline. […]

President Trump, “We Have Delivered on Our Promises, Exceeding All Expectations” (Video)

President Trump, “We Have Delivered on Our Promises, Exceeding All Expectations” (Video)

$SPY Over 1,350 people attended the lunchtime speech according to the Economic Club of NY spokeswoman. The club’s membership is a who’s who of New York’s financial elite, and its trustees include John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and billionaire hedge fund investor John Paulson, 1 of President Trump’s Top […]

Commentary: Merkel Needs President Trump to End the Trade Dispute

Commentary: Merkel Needs President Trump to End the Trade Dispute

$VLKAY, $BMWYY, $DDAIF The German economy is at the cusp of recession Now 30 yrs after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and 29 years after Germany was reunified into 1 country, Europe’s strongest economy is facing significant headwinds that risk spilling over into the rest of the EU and the world The closely watched […]

“Nobody I Would Rather Run Against Than ‘Little Mike’ Bloomberg”

“Nobody I Would Rather Run Against Than ‘Little Mike’ Bloomberg”

Friday, President Trump is responded to a possible run by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the Democratic Presidential nomination, saying “There is nobody” he would “rather run against.” President Trump responded to news that billionaire Little Mike Bloomberg is opening the door to a 2020 White House bid. President Trump predicted Friday […]

Beijing, US to Lift Tariffs as Talks Advance

Beijing, US to Lift Tariffs as Talks Advance

Thursday, China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long trade dispute, the Chinese commerce ministry said. The interim US-China trade deal is widely expected to include a U.S. pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for 15 December on about $156-B worth of Chinese imports, including cell phones, […]

The Trump Economy Working for Minorities

The Trump Economy Working for Minorities

Despite his reputation for being racially divisive, President Trump’s approval ratings have drifted upward among non-Whites in the last 2 years. While it’s impossible to say exactly why, but a reasonable explanation is that the US’s long economic expansion has been particularly beneficial for minority workers. There is strong evidence that President Trump’s rhetoric on […]

President Trump Puts New Sanctions on Iran

President Trump Puts New Sanctions on Iran

Monday, The Trump administration sanctioned members of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s inner circle. Separately, the administration is issuing an up to $20-M reward for information about missing former FBI agent Robert Levinson. He disappeared in Iran in Y 2007 but the Iranian government has never acknowledged arresting him. Senior administration officials announced the […]

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

Sunday, President Trump urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to come together to safeguard prospects for expanded US-UK trade after Britain leaves the European Union. President Trump told reporters at the White House that both men were friends of his, but Mr. Johnson was “the right man for the […]

More Trump History May Be in the Making

More Trump History May Be in the Making

President Donald Trump may make history once again, as he is on track to become the 1st US President to be impeached for being too successful doing all the right things. Yesterday’s House vote, along party lines, is setting in motion a plan to impeach the President because his record is so strong the Democrats […]

President Trump, “The Fed does not have a clue!” (Update)

President Trump, “The Fed does not have a clue!” (Update)

Fed statement: “the labor market strong and that economic activity rising at a moderate rate, job gains have been solid, on average, the unemployment rate low, household spending strong, business fixed investment and exports weak inflation sans than food & energy below 2% ” President Trump launched a fresh attack on the Fed Tuesday, saying […]

Poll: President Trump’s Base Holding Firm

Poll: President Trump’s Base Holding Firm

In a sign President Trump’s base continues to support him, 40% of voters agree he is the victim of a political “lynching,” according to a new USA Today/Suffolk University poll. Still, 54% of those polled disagree. USA Today noted that while the President’s core supporters do not make up a majority of the electorate, they do give […]

China’s Promise: “No Forced Tech Transfers + Access to Finance”

China’s Promise: “No Forced Tech Transfers + Access to Finance”

Tuesday, China Tuesday promised more improvements in conditions for foreign companies including an end to officials pressing them to hand over technology; a Key irritant in its tariff war with Washington. The announcement adds to a number of market-opening promises by the government, which is trying to make China’s cooling, state-dominated economy more productive. Beijing […]

Paul Ebeling’s DC Commentary: “Investors Ignoring Trump Impeachment ‘Noise'”

Paul Ebeling’s DC Commentary: “Investors Ignoring Trump Impeachment ‘Noise

$USD, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Dem House’s impeachment focus is not even a distraction to the financial market, as nothing will or can come of it, as in the world of geopolitics something big happened at the weekend. Sunday, President Trump announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so-called Islamic […]

President Trump has No Concern about Impeachment Witnesses, WP Story ‘Phony’

President Trump has No Concern about Impeachment Witnesses, WP Story ‘Phony’

Saturday, President Trump admonished the Washington Post for a “phony” story that reports he is irked and worried amid Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. In a Tweet, President Trump put down the Friday article reporting that he is frustrated witnesses are coming forward to testify  before the House. “The Fake Washington Post keeps doing phony stories, with zero sources, that […]

President Trump, “Here is the Thing, I am the Team”

President Trump, “Here is the Thing, I am the Team”

Friday, President Trump waved off the need for any extra help in countering House Democrats’ impeachment efforts, declaring “I’m the team.” The remarks outside the White House before leaving for an event in South Carolina recalled Donald Trump’s 2016 declaration while accepting the GOP Presidential nomination that “I alone can fix it.” “Here’s the thing. I do […]

“No and No” to President Trump’s Impeachable Offenses

“No and No” to President Trump’s Impeachable Offenses

Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law professor emeritus, accused those seeking to impeach President Trump of engaging in an “Alice in Wonderland process.” He made his comments in a column posted Thursday on the Gatestone Institute’s website. “The goal of the impeach-at-any-cost cadre has always been the same: impeach and remove Trump, regardless of whether or not he […]

Dems Push for President Trump’s Impeachment is Illegitimate

Dems Push for President Trump’s Impeachment is Illegitimate

No US President has ever been removed from office via impeachment. Congressional Republicans pressed efforts to discredit the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Trump Thursday with plans for a Senate resolution calling it illegitimate, while the White House lauded lawmakers in his party who stormed into a high-security room and interrupted testimony. The House is […]

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