• Where Now for the Migrant Caravan Facing Trump's Threats?

    27 days ago - By Washington Post

    With migrants from Honduras and elsewhere in Central America marching northward toward Mexico's border with the U.S. in a thousands-strong “caravan,” U.S. President Donald Trump confronts an issue near to his heart. He's seeking to make undocumented immigration a key issue in midterm congressional elections on Nov. 6 and threatens to cut U.S. aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador for not “stopping people from leaving” those countries.
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  • Trump is already backtracking on his promise for a 'very major tax cut' before the midterms

    Trump is already backtracking on his promise for a 'very major tax cut' before the midterms

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said Republicans would roll out a middle class tax cut plan before the midterm elections.
    The suggestion reportedly took GOP leaders by surprise.
    Such an effort would be unlikely given that Congress is in recess through Election Day.
    President Donald Trump dropped a shocking piece of news during a visit to Nevada on Saturday: Republicans, he said, were aiming to roll out another tax cut for the middle class by the midterm election on November 6.
    "We are looking at putting in a very major tax cut for middle-income people," Trump said. "And if we do that, it'll be...
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  • Why the caravan of 7,000 migrants is marching to the US border

    Why the caravan of 7,000 migrants is marching to the US border

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    A caravan of approximately 7,200 Central American migrants is marching through Mexico, heading for the US border.
    Though President Donald Trump has condemned the migrants, Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador explained they're escaping widespread institutional issues across Central America.
    Migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador are fleeing corruption, violence, and poverty.
    A caravan of approximately 7,200 Central American immigrants is headed toward the US border, the latest instance of Central Americans fleeing unbearable conditions for the hope of building a...
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  • Trump says Cruz is now 'Beautiful Ted,' but doesn't regret implicating his father in JFK assassination

    Trump says Cruz is now 'Beautiful Ted,' but doesn't regret implicating his father in JFK assassination

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled a new nickname for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, showcasing how much their relationship has shifted since the 2016 presidential campaign.
    Trump told reporters Cruz is no longer "Lyin' Ted," a nickname he frequently employed for the senator when he saw him as a political rival.
    Instead, he called him "Beautiful Ted."
    But the president also said he doesn't "regret" suggesting in 2016 that Cruz's father was involved in the assassination effort of President John F. Kennedy.
    President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled a new nickname for Republican Sen. Ted...
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  • Republican U.S. election sweep would boost short sellers: Lamensdorf

    27 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. equity short sellers are rooting for a Republican sweep of Congress in U.S. elections on Nov. 6, which are seen as partly a vote on President Donald Trump's pro-business policies, a leading Wall Street short seller said on Monday.
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  • Lindsey Graham has transformed from a 'RINO' to an icon of the right

    Lindsey Graham has transformed from a 'RINO' to an icon of the right

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is campaigning for Republicans on a 12-state tour at the request of President Donald Trump.
    Graham's status has been elevated since he vigorously defended Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh his the tumultuous confirmation hearings.
    Campaigning against Democratic colleagues is a first for Graham, who has typically stayed on the sidelines during election cycles.
    "He knows Lindsey Graham," quipped a woman to her friend after meeting Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul during a campaign event last week for Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey in St. Mary's, West...
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  • President Donald Trump has told EPA to begin the process of lifting th

    27 days ago - By AG Web

    President Donald Trump has told EPA to begin the process of lifting the ban on E15 sales in summer months.
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