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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

Donald Trump asks Israeli PM Netanyahu to "hold off" on settlements

He expressed his openness to a one-state solution to the decade-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 15th, 2017

Trump Won"t Insist Two-State Solution Needed for Mideast

U.S. President Donald Trump dropped decades of U.S. policy that a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict include establishing two states, while asking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “hold back” on the construction of settlements......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump won’t insist on two-state solution for Mideast

U.S. President Donald Trump dropped decades of U.S. policy that a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict include establishing two states, while asking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “hold back” on the construction of settlements......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 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: nytJan 24th, 2017

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

BCBS, Cigna among insurer groups to meet with Trump on Monday

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents insurers in every state, Cigna Corp and Humana Inc said on Friday they would attend a meeting between the health insurance industry and President Donald Trump on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2017

Trump to Add Some Muscle to U.S. Plan to Fight Islamic State

President Donald Trump’s new strategy to accelerate the fight against Islamic State will, at least initially, tweak and add a little more muscle to the existing plan, U.S. officials said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 23rd, 2017

Here are the 24 CEOs who met with Trump to discuss American manufacturing on Thursday

Win McNamee/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump held the largest yet of his meetings with high-powered executives on Thursday, assembling 24 CEOs in the White House's State Dining.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 23rd, 2017

Oregon is joining a major lawsuit against Trump"s immigration ban

AP Photo/Don RyanSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon asked a federal court late Wednesday to join a lawsuit filed by Washington state against an immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said in the m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 23rd, 2017

The Conflictual Relationship Between Donald Trump And The US "Deep State" - Part 2

Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In just two weeks as president o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 23rd, 2017