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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

Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede

The Trump administration pushed a $1.5 trillion tax cut through Congress in 2017 on the promise that it would spark sustained economic growth. While the tax cuts have goosed the .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2019

Buchanan: Can Trump Stop The Invasion?

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, In its lede editorial Wednesday, The New York Times called upon Congress to amend the National Emergency Act to “erect a wall against any President, not j.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 8th, 2019

President Trump Using the Power of the Presidency

US President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to circumvent Congress and spend billions of dollars for a border wall is the latest example of him relishing using the powe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 19th, 2019

Biodiesel Tax Credit Could Be Saved By Border Wall Deal

Lower diesel prices for truck stop owners and their trucking customers could hinge on the ability of Congress and President Donald Trump to hash out a deal by Friday's deadline on a new spending bill. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 13th, 2019

Join Trump and Stop the Democrats Killing Babies

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump reached past the political divide in Congress t.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Federal Prosecutors File Complaint Against the Nonprofit Planning Philadelphia’s Safe Injection Site

Some say these "supervised injection sites" help stop overdoses, but the Trump administration says they're illegal. The Trump Administration .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 6th, 2019

Mulvaney: Trump Will Build The Wall "With Or Without Congress"

Both Democrats and Republicans gleefully lit into President Trump on Friday after he announced his plan to pass a three-week stop.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 27th, 2019

As the government shutdown over Trump"s border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

Skye Gould/Andy Kiersz/Business Insider The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won't fund it. Of the 1,933 miles a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2019

Israel Strikes Syria In First Attack After US Announces Pullout

That didn't take long. On Christmas Day, Israel launched what Bloomberg described as its first airstrike in Syria since President Trump's "shocking" announcemen.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 26th, 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