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Critic"s Notebook: Donald Trump and the State of Conflict

At a news conference, his language is the language of pre-emptive strikes and confrontation — competing, hitting, winning. And the whole world is his stage......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 11th, 2017

Critic"s Notebook: For Trump, Everything Is a Rating

Donald J. Trump embellished his “Apprentice” ratings and the number of floors in Trump Tower. As president, he has continued using suspect math......»»

Category: mediaSource: nyt2 hr. 35 min. ago

Critic"s Notebook: Mr. Reality TV Goes to Washington

On Inauguration Day, news broadcasters seemed unnerved by the prospect President Donald J. Trump would remain as combative as he had been while the host of “The Apprentice.”.....»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 20th, 2017

Critic"s Notebook: Trump, Twitter and the Art of His Deal

President-elect Donald J. Trump has always been hooked on recognition. More than ever, tweeting has given him a fitting outlet......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 15th, 2017

Rex Tillerson To Sever All Ties With Exxon, Will Receive $182 Million

Ahead of his confirmation as Donald Trump's proposed secretary of state, Exxon Mobil and the company's former chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, have agreed to sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 4th, 2017

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson: Conflict Ahead?

Both Trump and his pick for State are successful businessmen. That's where the similarities end. At first .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 23rd, 2016

Trump"s pick for secretary of state has a giant conflict of interest hanging over his head

APA glaring conflict of interest is looming over Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson's nomination as secretary of state in President-elect Donald Trump's administration: his company's oil deals that depend on the US lifting sanctions against Russia. Tillerson w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2016

Trump’s pick for secretary of state has a giant conflict of interest hanging over his head

APThere's a glaring conflict of interest looming over Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson's appointment as secretary of state in President-elect Donald Trump's administration — his company's oil deals that depend on the US lifting sanctions against R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2016

Mitt Romney, Potential Secretary of State, Praises Trump After "Wonderful" Dinner

Republican Mitt Romney made an impassioned statement in support of President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday to try to erase doubts about him among Trump's supporters and remain in contention for U.S. secretary of state. Romney, a fierce critic of Trump du.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 30th, 2016

Trump Allies Raise Doubts About Romney Posting

The fight over the Trump administration’s secretary of state appointment has spilled into the open, with some prominent Republicans close to President-elect Donald Trump arguing for a loyal supporter to fill the post rather than longtime critic Mitt Rom.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 25th, 2016

Trump team strongly considering Romney for secretary of state, and retired USMC general Mattis for defense secretary

Thomson Reuters BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday identified retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as a strong candidate for U.S. defense secretary, while Mitt Romney, previously a Trump critic, was under serious cons.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2016

Critic"s Notebook: Was That a Presidential Debate or a Pitch for Trump TV?

There were two Donald J. Trumps at the debate in Las Vegas: The presidential candidate, and the possible future media mogul......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 20th, 2016

Critic"s Notebook: Was That a Debate? Or Were the Candidates Just Trying to Go Viral?

Donald J. Trump needed to drown out his embarrassing “Access Hollywood” video from 2005. So he tried to bring back 1998, and the Monica Lewinsky scandal......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 10th, 2016

Interstate health insurance: Sounds good, but details are tricky

President Donald Trump has repeatedly pledged to allow health insurers to sell policies across state lines to spur competition and lower premiums......»»

Category: topSource: money9 hr. 35 min. ago

Trump Critic Mark Cuban Filps Wants on the Winning Team

Trump Critic Mark Cuban Filps Wants on the Winning Team Donald Trump critic is optimistic that the President could possibly help boost the stock market in the future The Dallas Mavericks own.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews19 hr. 4 min. ago

Rex Tillerson Approved by Senate Committee as US Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson Approved by Senate Committee as US Secretary of State The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved President Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of State. The panel recommend Rex Tillerson’s nomination to t.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews19 hr. 4 min. ago

Democratic State AGs Move to Defend Consumer Watchdog

Attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia are seeking to defend a U.S. consumer watchdog agency in court amid speculation that President Donald Trump may fire its director, Richard Cordray.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnews20 hr. 50 min. ago

17 State Attorneys General Ask to Defend CFPB; Cite Trump

Attorneys general from 17 states are seeking to defend the U.S. consumer watchdog agency in court amid speculation that President Donald Trump may fire its director.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnews21 hr. 50 min. ago

Marco Rubio embarrassed himself again by making an empty threat

APHas Donald Trump ever been more right about anything than when he called Marco Rubio "Little Marco"? On January 12, speaking to reporters after the hearing in which he grilled Secretary of State-designat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider22 hr. 5 min. ago

The Wall Street Journal: Trump names net-neutrality critic Ajit Pai as FCC chairman

President Donald Trump named Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission, to be the agency’s chairman......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch22 hr. 35 min. ago

Trump Speaks With Egyptian Leader

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abel Fatah al-Sisi, Egyptian state media said, in the first conversation between the two since Mr. Trump took office......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 23rd, 2017