Congress is taking Trump"s call for a military "Space Force" seriously

President Donald Trump said that the US might create a "Space Force" dedicated to military operations in outer space at a speech given to Marines in California on Tuesday. While the idea has been mocked online, it has been an issue that Congress has b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2018

Trump suggests creating new military branch called "Space Force" — but the idea is not new

Associated Press President Donald Trump suggested creating a branch of the military for space during an a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2018

Congress Wants a New U.S. Military Branch, a ‘Space Corps’

But Air Force leadership think it's unnecessary. Late last month, the House Armed Services Committee approved a version of the annual U.S. military budget that includes something far from routine--the creation of a new militar.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2017

Why Ivanka Trump’s Kids Call Air Force One the ‘Candy Plane’

Leave it to kids to make military aircraft sound adorable Kids can find fun anywhere--including the President’s plane. In an interview with Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt, Ivanka Trump revealed that her children have a unique nick.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 26th, 2017

Trump Is Set to Boost Military Spending

President Donald Trump, in an address to Congress on Tuesday, will seek a $20 billion boost in current military spending and sharp cuts in other programs, and insist on raising budget caps that call for future cuts to defense outlays......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 28th, 2017

States Likely to Push Financial Enforcement If Federal Efforts Wane Under Trump

With a new Congress and administration taking aim at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, state attorneys general are likely to ramp up their prosecutions of fraud and abuse in the coming years. Call it federalism at work. “They can enforce [….....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 27th, 2016

What Is a Space Force? How a Trump Joke Became ‘a Great Idea’

"My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 14th, 2018

"Asteroids, WWIII, Or North Korea" - South Dakotans Transform Military Bunkers Into Survivalist Homes

The motto "always be prepared" is wise advice, but, as RT reports, one man is taking the mantra to the max. He's got former military bunkers spanning a space that is three-quarters the size of Manhattan, and is selling them to survivalists. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 14th, 2018

President Trump in California, “We are going to lead in Space again”

President Trump in California, “We are going to lead in Space again” Tuesday, US President Donald Trump floated the idea of having a national Space Force during a speech at a California Marine Co.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 13th, 2018

Trump tax cuts push candy shop owner to hire 80 employees

With the Pennsylvania special election underway, Republicans are hoping President Donald Trump’s tax cuts will be the driving force in getting GOP candidate Rick Saccone elected into Congress......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 13th, 2018

Trump: Get Ready For The "Space Force"; Mission To Mars "Very Soon"


Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 13th, 2018

A U.S. Space Force? Trump says it’s ‘a great idea’

“Space is a war-fighting domain just like the land, air and sea,” Trump said during a speech at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego on Tuesday afternoon. “We may even have a space force.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

Trump pardons Navy sailor who became conservative talking point after conviction for taking illegal photos on a submarine

AP Photo / Steve Helber President Donald Trump pardoned a Navy sailor who took photographs of classified areas of a military submarine. The sailor, Kristian Saucier, served 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of unauthorized pos.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2018

Carlson Slams Trump Over Due Process Gun Comments: If Obama Said That, We"d Call Him A Dictator

The president suggested taking guns away from mentally ill people without due process......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 2nd, 2018

Trump Urges Congress to Take Action on Guns

President Trump backed a Senate proposal to expand background checks on gun sales, as part of a call for a sweeping overhaul of U.S. gun policy in the wake of the Florida school shooting......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 1st, 2018

Trump"s Stance on Guns Pressures Congress

President Trump’s call for changes to gun laws in the wake of last week’s Florida school shooting pushes Congress toward a new politically fraught debate just months before the midterm elections......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 23rd, 2018

Capitol Report: Trump has law on his side in call for higher gun-sale age limit, but maybe not Congress

President Trump says U.S. law should be changed to bar anyone under 21 from buying a rifle. Legally, he holds the high ground, but it’s still a tough political sell......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2018

Trump cheers passage of deal to end government shutdown, but bemoans "much waste" in the bill

President Donald Trump congratulated Congress for passing a two-year budget agreement on Friday, painting the massive bill as a win for the military. Trump also dec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2018

Speaker Ryan Backs Trump Decision To Release FISA Memo Friday, Congress "Doing Its Job Of Oversight"

Update 1450ET: WaPo's Josh Dawsey reports: Senior White House official comes to back of Air Force One and tells reporters Trump is "OK" releasing the memo and he will tell Congress that "probably .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 2nd, 2018

Trump-eted welcome: military band greets US leader in Davos

Call it Davos, military-style: When the World Economic Forum found out that U.S. President Donald Trump would come this year, they wanted to do something special......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2018

Turkey"s Erdogan Ignores Trump, Threatens To Expand Syria Operation To More Cities

The White House said Trump had told his Turkish counterpart to "limit its military actions" in a phone call......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 26th, 2018