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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: 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

The Wall Street Journal: Trump may seek to divert disaster relief funds to build wall

The White House has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. military moving forward on Syria withdrawal plans

The U.S. military is moving ahead with its plans to withdraw all troops from Syria, in keeping with a White House directive in December, even though a U.S.-Turkey rift appears likely to delay the pullout, defense officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Nellie Liang withdraws her nomination to Fed board

The White House said Monday that former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang, whom the Trump administration had nominated to serve on the central bank’s board of governors, has withdrawn from consideration......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Graham says Trump is rethinking quick U.S. pullout from Syria

President Donald Trump is re-evaluating a rapid pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, an influential Republican senator said Sunday, signaling White House concerns that a withdrawal could allow Islamic State militants to regain a foothold in the country......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump ‘now realizes’ he can’t fire Fed’s Powell, Mulvaney says

White House advisers say President Donald.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: House passes bill creating national quantum computing program that can boost cybersecurity

Congress on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at speeding U.S. development of quantum computing, an emerging technology with potentially revolutionary uses in cybersecurity and other areas......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House may nominate Mark Calabria, economist to Pence, as Fannie-Freddie regulator

Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Mark Calabria, Vice President Mike Pence’s economist, may be named head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator of the two giant mortgage liquidity companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

Qualcomm Won't Revive NXP Deal, After White House Flags China Concession - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalQualcomm Won't Revive NXP Deal, After White House Flags China ConcessionWall Street JournalQualcomm Inc. QCOM 0.26% rule.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2018