• Trump's own economic team has a study that undercuts his main arguments on tariffs

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump says his recent tariffs are designed to protect US workers and industries.
    An internal report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers, however, showed that the tariffs will be a drag on US economic growth.
    Many economists and trade experts estimated that the tariffs would cause the US economy to grow at a slower pace.
    Even President Donald Trump's own economic team thinks the president's new trade policies are likely to hurt the US economy.
    According to The New York Times , an internal report prepared by the White House Council of Economic Advisers showed...
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  • EPA's Scott Pruitt reportedly made his staff drive him to several Ritz-Carltons in search of a special lotion - here's why people are obsessed with the hotel brand's products

    EPA's Scott Pruitt reportedly made his staff drive him to several Ritz-Carltons in search of a special lotion - here's why people are obsessed with the hotel brand's products

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told his security detail to search Ritz-Carlton hotels for his favorite lotion, according to a report in the Washington Post.
    The brand of the lotion wasn't specified, but Ritz has been stocking luxury brand Asprey in its rooms since 2013.
    The lotion has garnered praise from hotel guests for its pleasant smell.
    Ritz-Carlton has garnered quite the following for the spa and bath products it offers in its hotels.
    According to a new report, one of the biggest fans of the Marriot-owned hotel chain's lotion is none other than Environmental Protection Agency...
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  • Scott Pruitt reportedly ate meals at the White House mess hall so often he got the whole Cabinet scolded

    Scott Pruitt reportedly ate meals at the White House mess hall so often he got the whole Cabinet scolded

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    EPA administrator Scott Pruitt reportedly ate at the White House mess hall so often the entire Cabinet was told not to treat it as "their personal dining hall," Politico reported.
    Politico obtained a billing statement from July 2017 that showed Pruitt ate at the White House mess at least nine times that month and racked up a $400 bill, which is relatively cheap by DC standards.
    Pruitt has been at the center of a number of scandals during his tenure as EPA administrator and has garnered a reputation for exploiting his position for personal benefit.
    Environmental Protection Agency...
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