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The Wall Street Journal: OPEC debates lobbying campaign aimed at U.S. lawmakers and White House

OPEC is debating an aggressive public-influence campaign aimed at U.S. lawmakers and the White House, according to officials at the organization......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: House Democrats unveil bill to expand background checks for gun sales

Democrats said their long-pledged push to tighten the country’s gun laws would take center stage early this year as lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at expanding background checks to nearly all gun sales......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Nick Ayers won’t be the next White House chief of staff

Nick Ayers, a top Trump campaign consultant and administration staffer, won’t be the next White House chief of staff, after he and the president failed to agree on a time-frame for the job, White House officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Top House Republican denounces Rep. Steve King for trafficking in ‘white supremacy’

In an extraordinary rebuke of a fellow Republican member of Congress, Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, the head of the House GOP’s campaign arm, condemned comments by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Tuesday and accused him of trafficking in “white supremacy.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump says U.S. and allies have launched military strikes in Syria

The decision to strike was aimed at cutting off the production and use of chemical weapons in the country, Trump said at the White House on Friday night......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House still backs potential Fed nominee Stephen Moore, official says

The White House is standing behind the proposed nomination of Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve board, a senior administration official said Monday, following reports of Moore’s past legal and financial problems......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Barr agrees to testify before Congress, but won’t commit to timeline to release Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Attorney General William Barr agreed Wednesday to testify before Congress soon but didn’t say when he would share the special counsel’s report with lawmakers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Brother of Jeff Bezos’ lover sold racy, private racy texts to National Enquirer for $200,000

Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and his allies have publicly speculated about how the National Enquirer acquired racy texts he sent his girlfriend, including at one point hinting Saudi Arabia or the White House may have been involved......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. military now may leave nearly 1,000 troops in Syria

The U.S. military is crafting plans to keep nearly 1,000 forces in Syria, U.S. officials said, a shift that comes three months after President Donald Trump ordered a complete withdrawal and is far more than the White House originally intended......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: House panel demands White House turn over documents on Kushner security clearance

The House Oversight.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Whitaker agrees to reappear before House to clarify testimony

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to meet a second time with House lawmakers to clarify public testimony he gave earlier this month, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2019

Bud Light Super Bowl ad could nix beer alliance

A Bud Light Super Bowl ad calling out MillerCoors’s use of corn syrup in Coors Light and Miller Lite could derail a brand-agnostic beer campaign aimed at boosting the struggling marketing, according to the Wall Street Journal. Anheuser-Busch I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Report: Kushner family firm pays $1.1B for 6,000 apartments

The real estate firm run by White House adviser Jared Kushner's family has pulled off its biggest deal in more than a decade. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Kushner Cos. paid $1.1 billion for a portfolio of about 6,000 apartments in Mar.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 24th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: EU approves new copyright law aimed at big tech companies

The Wednesday deal comes after months of opposition and lobbying from internet giants and open-internet activists that led to a stalemate among EU governments......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Fed’s Powell and Clarida have dinner with Trump, Mnuchin at White House

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dined Monday night with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the White House, the central bank said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Pence pledged U.S. support on eve of Guaidó claim to Venezuela’s presidency

Foreign ministers from 13 nations of the Lima Group, which doesn’t include the U.S., said they wouldn’t recognize Maduro’s second term, setting off a scramble at the White House to make sure it wasn’t being left behind......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Biggest banks may be called to testify before House lawmakers

The largest U.S. banks are expected to face scrutiny from House lawmakers in coming weeks, an opening salvo in House Democrats’ plans to put the industry back in Washington’s crosshairs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Kudlow suggests Trump seeks like-minded nominees for Fed

A top White House economic adviser said Thursday that President Donald Trump will seek to fill two Federal Reserve Board vacancies with nominees who don’t believe a rapidly expanding economy has to fuel faster inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

Dow Gains 136 Points Because the U.S. Might Consider Reducing Tariffs on China...Or Maybe Not

Stocks, which had been flat most of the day, spiked when The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. was considering new tactics in talks with China, including lowering tariffs. They pulled back when the White House denied the report......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 18th, 2019

Bolton Had Pentagon Draw Up "Far-Reaching Military Options To Strike Iran"

The Wall Street Journal published an Iran bombshell Sunday morning, confirming the White House had the Pentagon prepare "military options" to strike the country last year. The.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: White House explored military strike on Iran, rattling Pentagon and State Department

John Bolton’s request reflects the administration’s more confrontational approach toward Tehran, one that he has pushed since taking up the post last April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019