America’s annual “infrastructure week” — dedicated to motivating policymakers to address the decaying of our roads, bridges and rails — ended last week with President Trump storming out of a meeting with congressional leaders. Before the negotiations had even begun, the president told the Democrats
Even by his own vain, erratic, rambling, bombastic standards, the latest Trump tweets are astonishing. I wouldn’t wish to misquote the president of the United States, so here they both are, in all their succinct majesty:
President Donald Trump isn’t that worried about potential impeachment hearings. He even tries to goad Democrats into starting the process, knowing that will enliven his base and distract Democrats from their legislative agenda. And he has emerged from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s
Repealing the 2017 tax cuts would not just hurt the wealthy and corporations. It would also leave middle-class Americans tens of thousands of dollars poorer. Reversing the tax cuts would cost the typical American worker $26,900 over the following 10 years. And families would be hit even harder: A family of four
President Donald Trump’s last-minute decision to cancel a planned military strike on Iran has exposed a deep-running rift in the Republican Party between foreign policy hawks and those hewing to the president’s “America First” vow to withdraw from foreign wars.
As US-China friction escalates, the rhetoric in Washington has grown increasingly ugly and hostile. The Trump administration, concerned about intellectual property theft and other questionable behaviour on the part of Beijing, has embarked on a program of targeting students and professionals of Chinese descent.
Despite the last-minute deal between the United States and Mexico, President Donald Trump continues to hold out the threat of across-the-board tariffs if the number of Central American migrants arriving at the US border isn’t significantly reduced in the coming months. Playing hardball with Mexico scores Trump
If Boris Johnson becomes Britain’s next prime minister, as seems likely, there will be two “Anglo” clowns on the world stage. The US’ Donald Trump being the first to appear.
Stock markets rallied on Monday after US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser hailed “positive” trade talks with Chinese negotiators.