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JPMorgan Is Strategizing in Case of ‘a Major Miscalculation From Sanctions’ by Trump

JPMorgan Chase & Co. strategists are starting to make forecast and strategy changes around the potential that President Donald Trump gets so overconfident in the robust economy and markets that he makes a “major miscalculation.” The worry is that “U.S. economic and equity market resilience despite tariffs will embolden the President on all geopolitical fronts…

Distractions to Diplomacy as Trump Returns to New York

NEW YORK —  U.S. President Donald Trump has been uncharacteristically mute just before days of whirlwind of diplomacy during the U.N. General Assembly. Trump took a rare respite from Twitter amid several pending matters likely to define his presidency. There have been no substantive tweets from the president since Friday when he commented on his…

Distractions to Diplomacy as Trump Returns to New York

NEW YORK —  U.S. President Donald Trump has been uncharacteristically mute just before days of whirlwind of diplomacy during the U.N. General Assembly. Trump took a rare respite from Twitter amid several pending matters likely to define his presidency. There have been no substantive tweets from the president since Friday when he commented on his…

Apple vs. Trump: Who is right?

Would you willingly spend $2,000 to buy an iPhone that today costs a grand? That’s how much veteran analyst Tim Bajarin tells me it would cost Apple to retail if it made iPhones in the United States. I bring this up as a backdrop to a current back and forth between Apple and President Donald Trump.…

It’s Too Late to Stop a Blue Wave, But Not for Trump to Try

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The Deceptive Contrast Between Trump and Kavanaugh

The past week in Washington offered what appeared to be a startling contrast: on the one hand, tales of a President unhinged, issuing garbled, contradictory commands to appalled aides who were conspiring against him; on the other, a thoughtful Supreme Court nominee, calmly parrying the futile assaults of a frustrated senatorial minority. Donald Trump and…

Warner: ‘Not very believable’ Papadopoulos doesn’t recall if he told Trump campaign about Russian dirt

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Potential 2020 candidates use Kavanaugh hearings to show resistance to Trump

The 2020 presidential campaign came roaring into Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings this week, with a pair of prospective Democratic candidates going to extraordinary lengths to demonstrate their opposition to President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) on Thursday portrayed himself as a rebel willing to face expulsion from the Senate for…

5 reasons the anonymous New York Times op-ed drives Donald Trump so crazy

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Trump Urges Sessions To End Mueller Investigation, As Manafort Trial Day 2 Continues

Paul Manafort’s attorney told jurors: “We’re primarily here because of one man — Rick Gates.” Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images Paul Manafort’s attorney told jurors: “We’re primarily here because of one man — Rick Gates.” Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images Updated at 3:18 p.m. ET President Trump asked his…

Trump calls Manafort prosecution ‘a hoax,’ says Sessions should stop Mueller investigation

President Trump on Wednesday said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should terminate the investigation into Russian election interference and called the prosecution of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort “a hoax.” In several inflammatory tweets, Trump escalated his attacks on the investigation, led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, that includes examining whether Trump’s campaign…

Donald Trump Jr. Complains Twitter Is ‘Platform for Hate Against Conservatives’ After Melania Called a ‘Hoebag’

In a message directed at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump Jr. called the social media site “a platform for hate against conservatives” after a candidate for Congress suggested in a tweet that his step-mother is a prostitute. Mark Roberts, who is standing as an independent for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional district and identifies as a conservative,…

Trump administration links gas mileage to risk for drivers

The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughening of fuel standards. Transportation experts dispute the arguments, contained in a draft of the administration’s proposals prepared this summer, excerpts of which were obtained by The…

‘Wild’ Trump revives spirit of ’16 — but can it work a 2nd (and 3rd) time?

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Trump criticized for not leading effort to secure elections

by Deb Riechmann | AP August 1 at 12:42 AM WASHINGTON — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration’s response as fragmented, without enough…

Trump Advisers Urge Raising Additional China Tariffs to 25%

As Washington and Beijing struggle to break a trade impasse, some administration advisers are urging President Trump to raise the stakes with a sharp increase in the level of tariffs proposed for $200 billion in Chinese imports targeted for punitive measures. Trump administration advisers are debating measures that might bring Chinese negotiators to the table.…

Trump could raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

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President Trump holds rally in Florida

President Donald Trump riffed on acting presidential and Abe Lincoln during a campaign rally in Tampa Tuesday evening. He said he had liked to “be a little wild, have a little fun” during rallies, adding that it is “a lot easier to act presidential than do what I do.” “Anybody can act presidential,” he said,…

Trump Voices Skepticism on Sale of 3-D Printed Guns

WASHINGTON—President Trump on Tuesday voiced skepticism about the legal sale of 3-D printed firearms, writing on Twitter that the practice “doesn’t seem to make much sense!” Mr. Trump said he had talked to the National Rifle Association about such firearms, though he didn’t give any detail about what steps he might take to block such…

Donald Trump just made John Kelly a promise he (almost certainly) won’t keep

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Trump says 3D printed guns being available to download ‘doesn’t seem to make much sense’

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