“A Pledge to America” may not have cured legislative dysfunction, but it certainly has hobbled GOP House speakers ever since.
Michael Cohen’s business partner appears to have gotten a very sweet deal. That should frighten both Cohen and President Trump.
Judge issues Michael Rotondo, who reportedly moved back home eight years ago, with eviction order after repeated efforts by parents
A judge has ordered a 30-year-old man in New York state to move out of his parents’ house, after a short legal battle.
During the hearing on Tuesday, state supreme court justice Donald Greenwood tried to convince Michael Rotondo, who reportedly moved back home eight years ago after losing a job, to leave the family home in Camillus, near Syracuse, of his own accord. But Rotondo, who represented himself in court, argued that he was entitled to six more months of living with his family.
UK government offers president golfing partners to keep him entertained
Donald Trump is expected to head to Scotland after his visit to London on 13 July to play golf with a high quality professional golfer or possibly a member of the royal family.
The president is being offered a range of low handicap golfers as a part of a UK government bid to make the visit as pleasurable as possible for him.
Federal Reserve annual economic survey also found that in 2017 one in five Americans knew someone who was addicted to opioids
Four in 10 Americans are unable to cover an unexpected expense of $400 or more without resorting to borrowing money or selling some of their possessions, a Federal Reserve annual economic survey has found.
At the same time, the Fed’s fifth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking found that in 2017 one in five Americans knew someone who was addicted to opioids or painkillers.
Many of the opioids fueling the epidemic are smuggled in through ports of entry, where understaffing is an issue.
The Dow Jones fell after Trump said he isn’t satisfied with US-China trade talks and cast doubt on the North Korea summit
The Dow Jones stock index dropped 200 points on Tuesday after Donald Trump said he is not satisfied with US-China trade talks and cast doubt on whether a summit with North Korea, scheduled for 12 Jun in Singapore, will in fact take place.
The losses, which came after a 300 point gain a day earlier on optimism that a trade war had been at least temporarily averted, came amid growing signs of discord within the US negotiating team.
Our Revolution said that it would reevaluate the role of Tezlyn Figaro.
In an appearance Monday night at the annual Deadline Club Awards Dinner in New York City, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl said that President Trump privately told her just after the 2016 election that he attacks the media as part of a conscious strategy to protect himself from damaging coverage.
Stahl stated that the conversation took place in Trump’s office at Trump Tower before she spoke to him for “60 Minutes” in his first post-election interview. According to Stahl, there were three people present: herself, her boss, and Trump.
Trump, she said, attacked the media during the meeting, and she asked him why he was continuing to do it after he’d won. Trump responded: “You know why I do it? I do it to discredit you all and demean you all so when you write negative stories about me no one will believe you.”
Stahl made the remarks during a conversation with fellow journalist Judy Woodruff:
WOODRUFF: How do you deal – I mean, you had the first interview with Donald Trump after the election, big scoop, everybody wanted this interview.
STAHL: I’m happy I got it.
WOODRUFF: I mean, how did you deal with it?
STAHL: Before the interview I met with him in Trump Tower. And he really is the same off camera that he is on camera, exactly the same. And at one point he started to attack the press. And it’s just me and my boss and him – he has a huge office – and he’s attacking the press. And there were no cameras, there was nothing going on. And I said, “You know, that is getting tired, why are you doing this? You’re doing it over and over and it’s boring, it’s time to end that, you’ve won the nomination [sic], and why do you keep hammering at this?” And he said: “You know why I do it? I do it to discredit you all and demean you all so when you write negative stories about me no one will believe you.” He said that. So put that in your head for a minute.
The Stahl and Woodruff conversation at the Deadline Club can be watched in full here. The section about Trump begins at about 21:00.
Stahl did not immediately respond to a request for further comment. Stahl’s remarks were first reported by the Intercept’s National Security Editor Vanessa Gezari on Twitter:
Lesley Stahl asked Trump in semi-private meeting why he’s always attacking the press. His answer: “I want to demean you and discredit you so that when you do negative stories about me, no one will believe you.” @deadlineclub #deadlineawards
— vanessa gezari (@vanessagezari) May 22, 2018
They say they are alarmed by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s assertion that she was unfamiliar with the intelligence community’s determination that Russia wanted to help Trump in 2016.