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Trump’s Fed nominee could be in trouble after key GOP senators express concerns

Federal Reserve Board nominee Judy Shelton holds “outlier” views, one Republican senator said during a confirmation hearing on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2020

Trump’s Fed nominee Judy Shelton could be in trouble as key GOP senators express concerns about her as an ‘outlier’

Three Republicans are undecided on whether to support Shelton......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2020

Trump’s Fed nominee Judy Shelton could be in trouble as key GOP senators express concerns about ‘outlier’ views

Three Republicans are undecided on whether to support Shelton......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 13th, 2020

Judy Shelton’s Fed nomination could be in trouble as key GOP senators express concerns about ‘outlier’ views

Sen. Toomey, Patrick J. (R-Pa.) said he was “not sure” if President Trump's pick would uphold Federal Reserve independence, a key tenet for the central bank and one that Shelton was asked about several times......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 13th, 2020

Oklahoma state senators want "MAGA" license plate designs, raising campaign finance concerns

Elise Amendola/AP Two Republican state senators proposed specialty license plate designs for drivers in Oklahoma that includes two of President Donald Trump's campaign slogans. If approved, drivers in the state coul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2020

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators

REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2019

Senate confirmation hearing for Trump"s VA nominee delayed: report

Senators have delayed the confirmation hearing for Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Washington Post reported .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Trump admin defended its torture-linked CIA nominee as a strong woman who"s "tough on terror"

Screenshot/ CNN President Donald Trump swept concerns that his CIA Director nominee, Gina Haspel, had allowed tor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2018

Democratic lawmakers express "serious concerns" about T-Mobile purchase of Sprint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senators Amy Klobuchar, El.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2018

AT&T Plans to Respond to Senators" Letter on Concerns about Michael Cohen

AT&T is planning to respond to a letter from three U.S. senators that raises concerns about the company's relationship with Michael Cohen, a lawyer for President Donald Trump. In the document addressed to Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump pressures senators to thwart bill opposing tariffs

President Donald Trump, facing a threat to his trade agenda, is working to thwart Senate Republicans who are attempting to assert their authority over his ability to impose tariffs or import quotas based on national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

Senators Signal Concerns Over China"s Global Investments

Several U.S. senators are pressing the Trump administration to detail what it is doing to deal with Beijing’s financing of international infrastructure projects that have left many countries indebted and potentially in need of bailouts......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 5th, 2018

Kavanaugh says he won"t be intimidated into withdrawing

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, told senators on Monday "I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process" after new allegations against him surfaced. Kavanaugh wrote the chairman and top .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

Senate Democrats press Trump for China IP, tech transfer commitments

Seven U.S. Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Capitol Report: Ethanol lobby and Republican senators with oil ties pressure Trump’s EPA pick in dueling letters

In a letter this week, Sen. Ted Cruz and four GOP colleagues express concerns about the costs that oil refiners face due to a requirement known as the Renewable Fuel Standard, which aims to boost the use of corn-based ethanol or other biofuels......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Key Words: Dr. Ronny Jackson concedes he failed to get Trump to abide by his exercise prescription but was making diet inroads

The former White House doctor and failed nominee to head the VA is now running for Congress in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch12 hr. 38 min. ago

Trump is facing bipartisan backlash for his handling of the coronavirus" spread in the US as the CDC warns "this might be bad"

Reuters President Donald Trump played down concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider16 hr. 55 min. ago

Election 2020: How Trump, Democratic candidates could shape health care costs, family finances

As campaigning in the Nevada Democratic caucuses heats up, financial concerns are front and center for many voters. Here's where.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2020

Trump Fed Nominee Judy Shelton Says US Should Be Proactive on Digital Dollar

Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, told lawmakers that digitizing the U.S. dollar could help maintain the currency’s ascendancy in global commerce......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 14th, 2020

Iran Concerns May Be Driving Trump Administration’s Talk of New Crypto Rules

Tensions with Iran may be behind U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s cryptocurrency compliance comments on Wednesday......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 13th, 2020

The Fed: Conflicting reports emerge over ultimate fate of Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton

After a contentious hearing and criticism from Democrats and Republicans, speculation arose that President Trump might withdraw his nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve Board......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2020