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Unrealistic Promises to Rust Belt May Haunt Trump

Added: 20.03.2019 13:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON -- When General Motors idled its auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio, this month, President Trump adopted a familiar strategy: He issued a nasty string of tweets blaming other people and promised, in effect, that he would restore the past.

The Fate of Brexit?

Added: 18.03.2019 11:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON -- Those of us who have always thought that Brexit -- Britain's withdrawal from the European Union -- was a bad idea should be feeling self-satisfied and vindicated now. Well, we're not;...

U.S. to mandate design changes on Boeing 737 MAX 8 after crashes

Added: 12.03.2019 3:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will mandate that Boeing Co implement design changes by April that have been in the works for months for the 737 MAX 8 fleet after a fatal crash in October but said the plane was airworthy and did not need to be grounded after a second crash on Sunday. An Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after take-off on Sunday, killing all 157 aboard and raising questions about the safety of the new variant of the industry workhorse, one of which also crashed in Indonesia in October, killing 189 people. Boeing confirmed the Federal Aviation Administration's announcement late Monday that it will deploy a software...

Wall redux: Trump’s budget sets up another border battle

Added: 11.03.2019 6:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project, impose steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and set the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents like the one Trump is releasing Monday are often seen as just a starting point of negotiation. Fresh off the longest government shutdown in history, Trump's 2020 proposal shows he is eager to confront Congress again to boost defense spending and cut $2.7 trillion in nondefense spending over a decade. Titled "A Budget for a Better America: Promises Kept. Taxpayers First," Trump's proposal "embodies...

Trump's Unhinged CPAC Speech Should Alarm Us All

Added: 05.03.2019 13:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

, Wash Post
WASHINGTON -- The president of the United States gave a rambling and incoherent two-hour speech in which he raved like a lunatic and told crazy, self-serving lies from start to finish. If that no longer qualifies as alarming, we're in serious trouble.


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