Trump"s Syria strikes might have been illegal — and it shows Congress has limited power to stop him from going to war

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kallyst.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Democrats Slam Trump for Refusing to Consult Congress Before Syria Strikes

“Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without Congress’s approval is illegal," tweeted Senator Tim Kaine......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Macro risks return: Oil markets uneasy, inflation outlook hazy

The decision by US President Donald Trump to launch air-strikes against Syria, while limited, caused prices to go up by 2%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 15th, 2018

Google’s CEO Had to Explain to Congress Why Searching for ‘Idiot’ Shows Donald Trump

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai explained to Congress why Googling 'Idiot" shows photos of Donald Trump in the image result.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 12th, 2018

Trump Proposes Ending Asylum For Illegal Immigrants

As was widely expected following his promises to stop crowds of illegal migrants from entering the US, President Trump on Thursday signed an order to end asylum for illegal immigrants before the caravans arrive. The order, which is expected to elicit ho.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2018

Tech Companies Are Profiting Off ICE Deportations, Report Shows

"This concentration of power and influence is unprecedented in a lot of ways." Tech and data companies are building--and profiting from--the Trump administration's deportation machine, providing loca.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 23rd, 2018

The Fed: Powell agrees with Bernanke: Congress shouldn’t have taken away Fed’s crisis-fighting tools

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell lamented the fact that Congress has limited the Fed’s discretionary power to act as lender of last resort during a crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

The Fed: Powell agrees with Bernanke that Congress shouldn’t have taken away Fed’s crisis-fighting tools

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell lamented the fact that Congress has limited the Fed’s discretionary power to act as lender of last resort during a crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Congress Members Demand Trump Seek Approval Before Military Action In Syria

A group of over 40 Congress members have sent President Trump a bipartisan letter reminding him that the US Constitution requires that the president seek Congressional approval before taking military action in Syria or elsewhere. Congressman Justin Ama.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2018

Where Trump flipped counties, worker incomes grow more slowly

Worker pay gains in areas of the country that helped power Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory were substantially slower than in the rest of the country during the first year of his administration, new government data shows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

Indicted Rep. Chris Collins shows why members of Congress should not trade stocks

AP Rep. Chris Collins, a prominent backer of President Donald Trump in Congress, has been indic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2018

Investigation shows a Lebanese businessman who profited off protecting "very, very illegal" businesses donated millions to Trump and Clinton

Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images Ahmad.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2018

Congress Is Again Pushing a Bill That Lets the U.S. Sue OPEC for Oil Price Fixing. And Trump Might Sign It

Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama threatened to use their veto power to halt it from becoming law. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, along with a fellow Republican and two Democratic lawmakers, in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

House Speaker casts doubt on Congress acting to stop trade tariffs

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that while he does not support President Donald Trump's moves to impose tariffs on major U.S. trading partners' goods, he questioned the wisdom of Congress taking legislative action to stop such sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

The roiled solar power market shows how Trump"s tariffs can disrupt an industry

A 30% U.S. tariff on imported solar panels pu.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 7th, 2018

Bolton Says Removing Iran From Syria Trumps Deposing Assad

National-security adviser John Bolton said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power wasn’t a strategic issue for the U.S. and that President Donald Trump hoped to secure Russia’s help in evicting Iranian forces from the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 1st, 2018

Trump"s Supreme Court appointment Gorsuch shows the power of one vote on pivotal cases

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Justice Neil Gorsuch's role in his first full term on the Supreme Court offers a striking illustration of the difference a single justice can make. Gorsuch just upheld President Donald Trump's travel b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

Dramatic Video Shows Reporter Encountering Smuggler Along Mexico Border

With much of America up in arms (in some cases literally) over Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration at the Mexican border, which started wi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 26th, 2018

Peter Morici: Does Trump’s trade war court American humiliation?

The U.S. could join with its allies to stop unfair trade with China, butt instead Trump alienates our friends abroad and his potential supporters in Congress......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Trump To Congress: "Stop Wasting Time" On Immigration Until We "Elect More Republicans In November"

A day after the US House of Representatives rejected a hardline immigration bill (support for the measure tanked after President Trum.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 22nd, 2018

5 ways Trump"s border policies empower the criminal groups he wants eliminate

John Moore/Getty Images The Trump administration’s stated purpose of “zero tolerance” of illegal immigration on US borders is to lower crime rates, but research shows that the net effect may be the opposite. The policy .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018