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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

State Department website promotes Trump"s Mar-a-Lago as the "winter White House"

Getty/Gerardo MoraThe State Department is promoting President Donald Trump's private Florida estate as the "winter White House," raising ethical questions about how Trum.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2017

New document reveals where and how much Trump will slash foreign aid

Getty President Donald Trump’s vow to put “America first” includes a plan to drastically cut assistance to developing countries and merge the State Department with USAID, acco.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2017

Trump Tweets by College Professors End in Suspension, Resignation and Apologies

Lars Maischak, a history professor at Fresno State University, was placed on paid leave this week for tweets about hanging Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 20th, 2017

Attack on North Korea Could Start a War in Asia for U.S., Japan, South Korea And Other Nations

Military action in the Korean Peninsula could force North Korea's Kim Jong Un or President Donald Trump into a prolonged conflict......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 19th, 2017

Gillibrand"s husband used a similar tax strategy as Trump—to much lesser effect

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand posted her 2016 federal and state tax returns Tuesday, but not to send a message to President Donald Trump, who famously has not released any of his. Rather, Gillibrand puts... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 18th, 2017