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Economists are fleeing the Trump administration. That"s a worrying sign for Trump and the future of the country.

Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images There's an exodus of economists is sweeping the Trump administration. Departures at the end of a presidential term is common, but to do so during a pandemic .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Trump has a plan to preserve benefits for oil drillers in future

A top Interior Department official told oil industry leaders the Trump administration is seeking to sign contracts leasing new coastal waters for oil drilling under favorable terms that will be difficult for future presidents to revoke or rewrite......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2019

Texas" Republican governor urges Trump to scrap tariffs

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging President Donald Trump to rethink imposing steel and aluminum tariffs, worrying that doing so "may threaten future economic growth both in our state and across the country.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2018

Did the extra $600 unemployment benefit stop people from job hunting? These Yale economists say they finally have an answer

Members of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new job......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

Did the extra $600 unemployment benefit discourage people from looking for work? These Yale economists say they’ve found the answer

Members of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new job......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

In coronavirus economy, Trump administration pulling out all stops to help small business: SBA Administrator

Small business owners are remarkably optimistic about the future despite painful drops in revenue......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 23rd, 2020

The Trump administration is calling the presence of federal agents in Portland "Operation Diligent Valor," treating it like the invasion of a foreign country

John Rudoff/Getty Images The mission of federal agents in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2020

Virginia adopts first coronavirus safety rules for workplaces in the country

The move, which will require employers to adhere to a set of policies to keep workers safe, comes after months of inaction from the Trump administration, the state said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 15th, 2020

D.C., Md. and Va. join lawsuit to block Trump administration"s new rule on student visas

D.C., Maryland and Virginia are among 18 jurisdictions suing the Trump administration over a rule that requires international students to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities stick to only virtual classes in the fall becau.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2020

Why there"s not much the US can do in response to reports of Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan

The Trump administration is facing increasing pressure to respond to reports that Russia paid bounties to Afghan militants to kill US troops in that country. But short of targeting Russian military intelligence with direct military action, the US .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2020

Currencies: Why currency traders don’t believe Trump administration will pursue a proposal to break Hong Kong dollar peg

A proposal reportedly under consideration by U.S. officials that would take aim at the Hong Kong dollar’s peg to the U.S. currency is being met with disbelief by economists and currency traders. Here’s why......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 8th, 2020

Trump plan to kill Affordable Care Act threatens coronavirus-ravaged nursing homes

The Affordable Care Act has been playing a critical role in how to protect nursing homes in the future from the devastating pandemic. That’s not all that the vulnerable sector would lose if the law is repealed as the Trump administration plans to do......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2020

On Raul Castro"s birthday, U.S. threatens Cuba remittances

The Trump administration expanded on Wednesday its list of Cuban entities that Americans are banned from doing business with to include the financial corporation that handles U.S. remittances to the Communist-run country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2020

White House officials clash on whether the CDC "let the country down" on testing, signaling continued tensions between the agency and Trump administration

Drew An.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 17th, 2020

The Trump administration has turned the idea of an impartial White House economist into a partisan farce

Alex Wong/Getty Images Economists disagree about policy all the time, but almost always in good faith. White House economists have traditionally sought advice of both Democratic and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2020

Trump approves Buffett-backed solar project near Las Vegas

The Trump administration has approved construction of the country's largest-ever solar installation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 12th, 2020

Trump says he"ll sign coronavirus liability executive order that helps meat producers

Administration officials and some Republicans on Capitol Hill have said businesses that are reopening need liability protection......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2020

‘It’s appalling to attach a dollar number to a human life — for non-economists.’ Can Trump save the economy and save lives?

‘You can’t ask the people of this state or this country to choose between lives lost and dollars gained,’ New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2020

Wall Street jumps as hopes for easing lockdown offset earnings worry

U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday as optimism that the Trump administration could move to ease lockdowns from the coronavirus overshadowed worrying earnings reports from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2020

Trump Today: Trump says new ‘Opening Our Country Council’ will help with ‘biggest decision I’ll ever make’

President Donald Trump on Friday says his administration plans to announce on Tuesday who will serve on a new “Opening Our Country Council,” as he describes a decision to “re-open” the U.S. economy as “the biggest decision I’ll ever make.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2020

Trump says members of new "Opening Our Country Council" to be announced Tuesday

President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration planned to announce on Tuesday who will serve on a new "Opening Our Country Council," adding that the group will be .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2020