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  • Jim Cramer Says Wall Street Execs Are Panicking About Elizabeth Warren Presidency: [tr]

    09/11/2019 9:56:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 11, 2019 | Tommy Christopher
    CNBC host Jim Cramer gave Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren an unintentional boost when he said that Wall Street executives are privately telling him that “She’s got to be stopped!” On Tuesday’s edition of CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, Cramer told co-hosts David Faber and Dominic Chu that Wall Street executives are quaking in their boots at the prospect of a Warren presidency. He began by talking about Wells Fargo’s struggle to find a new CEO. “I still wonder what it’s like to have no CEO. In the end, I know, Elizabeth Warren don’t listen, I favor...
  • Joe Biden fights to be truth arbiter in face of Trump ads, negative stories

    10/13/2019 6:37:34 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Sunday, October 13, 2019 | Seth McLaughlin
    Campaign's attempt to berate the press, squelch stories has so far shown only modest payoff Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has shown flimsy fealty to the facts in his own political career, but his campaign is now fighting to be the arbiter of truth, lobbying media outlets to squelch stories and refuse ads he says stretch the truth. His campaign asked networks to stop booking Trump ally Rudolph W. Giuliani and then tried to organize a boycott of a Trump campaign ad by accusing the president of lying about Mr. Biden’s actions to try to get a Ukrainian prosecutor...
  • Defense official arrested for leaking information to journalists

    10/09/2019 10:50:50 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/19 | Harper Neidig
    The Department of Justice on Wednesday announced the arrest of a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) official for allegedly leaking classified information to journalists, including one that he was apparently in a relationship with. Law enforcement officials arrested 30-year-old Henry Kyle Freese of Virginia and charged him with two counts of willful transmission of national defense information. If convicted, he faces a maximum of 20 years in prison.
  • Expect the US-China trade war to heat up: Maxim Group's Nehal Chokshi

    10/09/2019 2:04:16 AM PDT · by cba123 · 7 replies
    CNBC ^ | Today
    Nehal Chokshi, managing director for enterprise and consumer technology at Maxim Group, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss tech stocks and how they'll be affected by the U.S.-China trade war. (this is just a short video clip, I think 3 minutes, 39 seconds)
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook slams Trump’s immigration policy in Supreme Court filing

    10/02/2019 1:58:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    CNBC ^ | October 2, 2019 | Kif Leswing
    Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a filing to the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the company disagrees with President Trump’s decision to terminate DACA, the Obama-era program that shields some immigrants without documentation from being deported. ″We are distressed at the prospect of ripping our DACA colleagues from the fabric of our company,” Cook and HR head Deidre O’Brien wrote in a friend-of-the-court brief. Apple said it employs 443 dreamers, or people that DACA protects from deportation. The Trump administration’s effort to undo DACA is part of a broader effort to restrict immigration, whether it’s through family separation at...
  • McConnell reaffirms he has 'no choice': Senate will take up impeachment if it passes House

    09/30/2019 1:45:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 87 replies
    Yahoo “News” ^ | September 30, 2019 | Christopher Wilson
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that if the House impeaches President Trump he will “have no choice” but to hold a trial in the Senate and a vote on removing the president from office. His comments in an interview with CNBC confirm the position he took in an interview with NPR in March, and the conclusion of a Senate staff memo that was obtained by HuffPost. “Under the Senate rules we’re required to take it up if the House does go down that path, and we’ll follow the Senate rules,” McConnell said Monday. “It’s a Senate rule related...
  • Democrats risk sparking sympathy for Trump if impeachment probe drags on, experts say

    09/27/2019 8:05:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 27, 2019 | Weizhen Tan
    The impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump could turn into a big risk for House Democrats, especially if it gets drawn out, experts told CNBC. Democrats should try to go through the process as quickly as possible, as it could spark sympathy for Trump if it drags on, said Larry Sabato, founder and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics. On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the U.S. House of Representatives will begin an official impeachment inquiry into Trump over his efforts to push Ukraine to investigate a potential 2020 election rival, former Vice President...
  • Media Outlets Cut Out Crucial Parts of Trump Transcript

    09/26/2019 8:52:41 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 15 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 09-26-19 | ZACHARY STIEBER
    CNN, MSNBC, NPR, Fox News, the Washington Post, and ABC are among the media outlets that cut out crucial parts of the transcript of the call between President Donald Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky. See the full transcript of the call here. CNN twice on Sept. 25 following the release of the transcript cut out 540 words between one sentence in the transcript and another without noting that anything was between the two sentences. The deceptive edit started with a line from Trump: “I would like you to do us a favor.” CNN then immediately placed another line—”There’s a...
  • Wall Street Dem Donors Warn The Party: We’ll Sit Out, or Back Trump, if you Nominate Warren

    09/26/2019 10:16:00 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 66 replies ^ | 9/26/19 | Brian Schwartz
    Democratic donors on Wall Street and in big business are preparing to sit out the presidential campaign fundraising cycle — or even back President Donald Trump — if Sen. Elizabeth Warren wins the party’s nomination. In recent weeks, CNBC spoke to several high-dollar Democratic donors and fundraisers in the business community and found that this opinion was becoming widely shared as Warren, an outspoken critic of big banks and corporations, gains momentum against Joe Biden in the 2020 race. “You’re in a box because you’re a Democrat and you’re thinking, ‘I want to help the party, but she’s going to...
  • MSNBC Contributor Rages at NY Times: Democrats -- Er, Americans -- Expect Liberal Spin

    09/22/2019 11:49:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Lord knows, the New York Times serves as a reliable media arm of the DNC. But let the newspaper stray from that mission for a millisecond, and the liberal establishment will come down on it like a ton of bricks. On Joy Reid's show today, MSNBC contributor Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino was furious at the Times in general, and its Ken Vogel in particular, for reporting the story of how Joe Biden intervened to have fired the prosecutor who was investigating a company that was paying Biden's son Hunter. At one point, Kumar made a telling slip of...
  • NBC Smears AG Barr, Book About Campus Sexual Assault

    09/22/2019 11:02:10 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 17 replies ^ | September 20, 2019 | ASHE SCHOW
    In an attempt to smear Attorney General William Barr, NBC News framed a story about Barr’s support for due process (which shouldn’t be controversial) as him supporting rapists. It’s a typical tactic by the media these days. Ever since the Obama administration issued guidelines in 2011 warning schools that they needed to find more male students responsible for sexual assault, due process has gone out the window. In 2017, professor K.C. Johnson and scholar Stuart Taylor wrote a book about the issue. At the time, I wrote a review for RealClear Books — and my previous work on the subject...
  • Eight years of Trump’s tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.

    09/16/2019 12:14:51 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 49 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09/16/2019 | dan mangen
    The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has issued a subpoena for eight years of President Donald Trump’s personal and corporate income tax returns, according to a new report. The New York Times said the subpoena from DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office, was issued last month to Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars. Vance’s office was already known to be investigating Trump’s company.
  • BET founder Robert Johnson on Trump: ‘I give the president credit for doing positive things’

    09/12/2019 1:54:25 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 13 replies
    CNBC ^ | 9/12/2019 | Matthew J. Belvedere
    President Donald Trump has done “positive things” for the economy that have greatly benefited African Americans, said Robert Johnson, the successful Democratic businessman who started the BET television network nearly 40 years ago. “For African Americans, the trend continues to be favorable,” Johnson said Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “There used to be an old saying, ‘When White America catches a cold, African Americans get pneumonia.’ It’s going the opposite way now. White unemployment is going down, African American unemployment is going down. That’s a plus-plus that you can’t argue with.” “I give the president credit for doing positive things;...
  • CNBC. Mark Haines. September 11,2001

    09/11/2019 4:20:50 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 11,2001 Probably the best early coverage of 9/11
  • Trump fires Bolton

    09/10/2019 9:03:54 AM PDT · by bigdaddy45 · 27 replies
    Breaking News: Trump says he fired national security advisor John Bolton
  • Trump says he fired national security advisor John Bolton-JB says he "offered to resign"

    09/10/2019 9:02:18 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 204 replies
    cnbc ^ | Sept 10, 2019 | Mangan/Breuninger
    Trump says he fired national security advisor John Bolton
  • Real US debt levels could be a shocking 2,000% of GDP, a Wall Street report suggests

    09/09/2019 11:20:53 AM PDT · by NRx · 26 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09-09-2019 | Jeff Cox
    * Total US debt including all forms of government, state, local, financial and entitlement liabilities comes close to 2,000% of GDP, according to AB Bernstein. * The biggest potential load comes from entitlements, but is being pressured from rising levels of federal government debt as well. * The warnings about potential debt hazards come as the total federal debt outstanding has surged to $22.5 trillion. * A debt reform advocate says now is the time for the U.S. to tackle the issue, before recession hits. Total potential debt for the U.S. by one all-encompassing measure is running close to 2,000%...
  • Farmers prosper in spite of Trump's trade battle with China

    09/06/2019 6:54:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/06/19 | Liz Peek
    Anti-Trumpers agree: The president’s trade battle with China is hurting our economy and, in particular, America’s farmers. We are told that the tariff tiffs have caused a collapse in U.S. agricultural exports to China, and consequent heartbreak in our heartland. It isn’t true. As with most criticisms lodged against the Trump White House, this oft-repeated narrative is way overblown. Turns out, far from suffering what CNBC recently described as “a devastating year for farmers” the farmers of America overall are doing quite well. The Department of Agriculture recently forecast that net farm income will rise nearly 5 percent this year,...
  • Internal Google memo claimed conservative whistleblower promoted alt-right views

    08/06/2019 8:10:44 AM PDT · by semimojo · 16 replies
    CNBC ^ | 8/6/2019 | Jennifer Elias
    Kevin Cernekee, a former Google engineer who told several media outlets that he was fired for being an outspoken conservative, had a history of defending white nationalist ideals and organizations, according to a lengthy internal email posted by another conservative employee in 2018. However, Cernekee denies he agrees with alt-right viewpoints, and says he was simply being smeared for being an advocate of free speech.Mike Wacker, a Google employee who describes himself as a conservative, claimed Cernekee led conversations that defended white nationalism and garnered a band of followers internally. Wacker’s message, which was initially sent to an internal mailing...
  • BREAKING: US Treasury Dept. designates China a currency manipulator.

    08/05/2019 3:12:33 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 120 replies
    US Treasury Dept. designates China a currency manipulator.