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  • Trump may not enforce individual health insurance mandate: aide

    01/22/2017 12:16:41 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 38 replies
    Rooters ^ | January 22, 2017
    The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday Speaking on ABC's "This Week" program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said President Donald Trump "may stop enforcing the individual mandate." Separately, on CBS' "Face the Nation" show, she reiterated Republican promises that no one would lose their health insurance under Obamacare while a replacement is being developed.
  • Conway to Chuck Todd: ‘We’re Going to Have to Rethink Our Relationship Here’

    01/22/2017 11:07:18 AM PST · by Rockitz · 115 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 22 January 2017 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” during a very contentious interview, President Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway told host Chuck Todd, “We’re going to have to rethink our relationship here,” if he continued to ask why press secretary Sean Spicer told a “falsehood,” about Trump’s inaugural crowd size. Todd asked, “I’m curious why president trump chose yesterday to send out his press secretary to essentially litigate a provable falsehood when it comes to a small and petty thing like inaugural crowd size. my question to you is why do that? After her answer Todd again said, “You did not answer...
  • Many Arrested Inauguration Day Protesters Will Face Felony Rioting Charges, Prosecutors Say

    01/22/2017 9:29:20 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    CBS News.com ^ | 1/21/2017
    <p>WASHINGTON (CBSNEWS/AP) – Most of the approximately 230 protesters arrested on Inauguration Day will be charged with felony rioting, federal prosecutors said.</p> <p>The U.S. Attorney’s Office said the offense is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. The office said most of those arrested will be released without having to post bail and must return to court in February.</p>
  • Report: U.S. Announces Withdrawal From TPP Within 24 Hours of Trump Inauguration…

    01/22/2017 7:39:34 AM PST · by combat_boots · 27 replies
    CTH ^ | 1/22/2017 | Sundance
    …and other fun stuff discovered walking through this new winner wonderland. Making good on a consistent campaign promise, and in absolute rebuke to the best laid plans of Tom Donohue, the Asian Pacific Nikkei reports: WASHINGTON — Soon after President Donald Trump was sworn in, his administration announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade pact championed by former President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The White House on Friday also wasted no time in declaring a renegotiation of the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. (more) It would appear the economic plan continued before...
  • Wal-Mart Boards the Trump Train, Will Invest $6.8 Billion and Create 10K Jobs

    01/18/2017 10:55:03 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 26 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jan 17, 2017 4:13 PM | Justin Holcomb
    Walmart has announced that it will invest $6.8 billion in the United States and create 10,000 more jobs for Americans in stores and e-commerce, a strong response to the victory of President-elect Donald Trump. The investment will create 59 new or relocated Walmart and Sam’s Club stores throughout the country which will in return create an estimated 24,000 construction jobs, the company said in a statement. “With a presence in thousands of communities and a vast supplier network, we know we play an important role in supporting and creating American jobs,” said Dan Bartlett, Walmart executive vice president for corporate...
  • Hyundai to invest $3.1 billion in U.S. plants (Including new plant, "thousands" of jobs)

    01/17/2017 2:01:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Market Watch ^ | January 17, 2017 | In-Soo Nam
    SEOUL--Hyundai Motor Co. (005380.SE) said Tuesday it will invest as much as $3.1 billion in its existing U.S. manufacturing facilities, and is considering a new plant in the world's most profitable auto market that would help to create thousands of new jobs. The South Korean automotive group, which includes affiliate Kia Motors Corp., said it will spend the money over the next five years on research and development of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles and on upgrading existing facilities. "The U.S. market is crucial to our success as a global auto maker. We will continue to expand our presence...
  • Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

    01/17/2017 1:43:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 17, 2017 | The Associated Press
    Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that there will also be about 24,000 construction jobs as well. Wal-Mart Stores says there will be 59 new, expanded and relocated Walmart and Sam's Clubs facilities....
  • Trump team touts $8 billion Bayer investment

    01/17/2017 9:39:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 17, 2017 | Ben Kasmir
    German-based Bayer AG has committed to President-elect Donald Trump that it will invest $8 billion in American research and development as part of its deal to acquire Monsanto, Trump's transition team said Tuesday. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Bayer will also protect all of Monsanto's 9,000 American jobs while creating an additional 3,000 high-tech positions in the country. That agreement, he added, came after Trump met with CEOs from both companies last week.
  • "They Are The Opposition Party" - Trump May Evict Press From The White House

    01/15/2017 6:32:29 AM PST · by blam · 74 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1-15-2017 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler DurdenJanuary 15, 2017 The simmering cold, if heating up with every passing day, war between Trump and the press may be about to turn conventional, with the occasional chance of an ICBM. Just days after calling out CNN fake news during his first press conference of 2017, Esquire reports that according to three senior officials on the transition team, the incoming Trump administration is "seriously considering" a plan to evict the press corps from the White House. If the plan goes through, one of the officials said, the media will be removed from the cozy confines of the White...
  • Donald Trump ‘Winning’ War with CNN

    01/14/2017 2:16:51 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 2017-01-14 | Jerome Hudson
    CNN, which was dubbed Clinton News Network during the presidential campaign, is locked in a public relations battle with President-elect Donald Trump–and he’s winning, according to media experts. “Maybe CNN gets a short term bump from the attention,” David Shuster, the former MSNBC anchor, who once worked for CNN President Jeff Zucker, told the Hill. “But the long term damage to CNN, and the boost to Trump, could be significant. He’s winning this.” Last week, CNN dedicated massive amounts of airtime to memos alleging that there was communication between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian officials. Numerous allegations in the report,...
  • Group plans to ‘paralyze’ Washington for inauguration

    01/14/2017 6:49:59 AM PST · by RC one · 61 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Matt Stout
    A group led by self-avowed anarchists says it intends to “paralyze” Washington, D.C., amid President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, using security point blockades, protests and sit-ins in an attempt to grind the Republican’s swearing-in to a halt.“If the headline (on Jan. 21) is, ‘Donald Trump inaugurated amid complete chaos and a cluster (expletive),’ then we won,” Legba Carrefour, an organizer for the group, DisruptJ20, said by phone yesterday. “A lot of us are people who could be considered anarchists. None of us have respect for the office or the man.”The promised actions by the group come amid a raft...
  • Thousands of protesters already descending on DC for inauguration

    01/14/2017 7:14:55 AM PST · by pabianice · 63 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/14/17 | Lovelace
    Anarchists Plan Mass Disruptions at Trump Inaugueration Thousands of anti-Trump protesters are preparing to descend on the nation's capital for Inauguration Day, setting up a combustible situation opposite the large gatherings of the president-elect's fans... The "Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparation" also will hold a rally and march on Saturday at Freedom Plaza, according to a permit issued by the National Park Service that has allotted space for 600 people... The Westboro Baptist Church has a permit to demonstrate at John Marshall Park located along the parade route on Inauguration Day, the same site where...
  • Company re-starting U.S.Steel in Pennsylvania !

    01/14/2017 10:48:51 AM PST · by knarf · 106 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | January 12, 2017 | Lee Boselevic
    Dura-Bond Industries has purchased equipment from U.S. Steel’s idled McKeesport plant and hopes to begin producing tubular products primarily for the energy industry within six to nine months, the president of the Export-based company said Thursday.
  • Byron York: On Capitol Hill, Trump wins Week One

    01/13/2017 1:42:55 PM PST · by ColdOne · 30 replies
    Washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 1/13/17 | Byron York
    This was supposed to be the week President-elect Trump's nominees endured tough grilling and determined opposition in Senate confirmation hearings. "Trump Cabinet picks face extreme vetting ahead of confirmation," USA Today reported last month, predicting that several Trump picks could face a very difficult time on Capitol Hill. Now Week One is ending, and the tough grilling mostly didn't materialize. And all of Trump's first week of nominees seem headed toward confirmation. Seven Trump picks — Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary-designate John Kelly, Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson, Transportation Secretary-designate Elaine Chao, Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis, Housing and...
  • Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in U.S.

    01/12/2017 7:42:30 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 01/12/17
    Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Thursday it would create more than 100,000 full-time jobs in the United States over the next 18 months. Seattle-based Amazon said it plans to increase its full-time U.S.-based workforce to more than 280,000 by mid-2018 from 180,000 in 2016. "These jobs are not just in our Seattle headquarters or in Silicon Valley - they're in our customer service network, fulfillment centers and other facilities in local communities throughout the country," CEO Jeff Bezos said in a statement. Amazon had about 230,800 full-time and part-time employees as of Dec. 31, 2015.
  • Judge Dismisses Libel Lawsuit against Donald Trump

    01/10/2017 12:37:20 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 14 replies
    ©2017 Reason Foundation ^ | Jan. 10, 2017 2:45 pm | Ed Krayewski
    A New York judge accepted Donald Trump's motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit brought against him by Cheryl Jacobus, a political strategist Trump said on Twitter had "begged" him for a job and was only criticizing him because she was rebuffed. In siding with Trump, New York Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe characterized his tweet as an opinion, and noted his habit of using Twitter as such.
  • LG & Samsung Set to Announce Future Plants in the U.S. Due to Trump's 'Made in America' Pledge

    01/10/2017 10:44:06 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Patently Apple ^ | January 9, 2017
    In November Patently Apple posted a report titled "The Chinese Seem Eager to Open Plants in the US instead of Whining like some in Silicon Valley," followed by a report in December titled "Softbank to Invest $50 Billion in the U.S. to create 50,000 new Tech Jobs and Somehow Foxconn is Included in the Deal." Today we're learning that South Korea's two largest electronics companies are considering building factories in the U.S. for the production of home appliances in view of incoming President Donald Trump's "Made in America" pledge. Several reports out of Asia today note that LG Electronics is...
  • Trump's plans could double US GDP growth by 2018, Deutsche Bank says

    01/09/2017 12:29:24 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 32 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | Jeff Cox
    President-elect Donald Trump's policies have the potential to trigger a new age in U.S. economic growth that could serve as a global template, according to a Deutsche Bank forecast. Gross domestic product growth would be double its current level under an agenda that cuts regulations across a broad swath of critical sectors, enacts tax reform that slashes personal and corporate taxes, and calls for at least $1 trillion in improvements for bridges, roads and other public projects. "This policy mix has the potential of reigniting productivity growth and raising U.S. growth potential," David Folkerts-Landau, chief economist at Deutsche Bank, said...
  • Fiat CEO Warns May Shut All Mexico Production If Trump Tariff Too High

    01/09/2017 11:22:23 AM PST · by lafroste · 35 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1/9/2017 | Tyler Durden
    Agree with his proposed policies or not, it's difficult to argue that Trump is delivering on his promises to the autoworkers of the Midwest who single-handedly voted him into the White House. Before even taking office, the mere threat of import tariffs has caused Ford to cancel the construction of a $1.6 billion new facility in Mexico, and has automotive CEO's from Toyota to Chrysler walking on eggshells as they carefully try to flaunt all of the capital investments they're making in U.S.-based facilities. While likely secretly hoping for the status quo, Fiat Chrysler's U.S. CEO, Sergio Marchionne, admitted earlier...
  • Fiat Chrysler to build 3 new Jeeps, create 2,000 jobs in US

    01/08/2017 3:15:23 PM PST · by mandaladon · 92 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 8 Jan 2017 | Tom Krisher
    DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler will add three new Jeeps to its lineup including a pickup truck as it invests $1 billion in two U.S. factories, furthering its effort to increase production of hot-selling SUVs and pickup trucks and get out of producing small and midsize cars. The expansion will create 2,000 new jobs. The Italian-American automaker said Sunday it will modernize a factory in the Detroit suburb of Warren, Michigan, to make the new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer large SUVs. A factory complex just south of there in Toledo, Ohio, also will get new equipment to make the...
  • Toyota announces $10 billion U.S. investment days after Trump warning

    01/09/2017 9:49:08 AM PST · by StormPrepper · 59 replies
    FoxNews ^ | January 09, 2017
    Chalk up another win for the president-elect? Toyota is set to make a $10 billion capital investment in the U.S. over the next five years, Toyota Motor North America chief executive Jim Lentz said during an interview at the Detroit auto show, Reuters reported.
  • Poll: 73 Percent of Voters Want Trump to Succeed as President

    01/06/2017 11:23:06 AM PST · by ColdOne · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1/5/17 | Alex Swoyer
    The majority of voters want President-elect Donald Trump’s presidency to be successful, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports survey. Seventy-three percent of all voters want Trump’s presidency to be successful, while 57 percent of Democrats want his presidency to be a success, according to Rasmussen Reports.
  • In Break With Precedent, Obama Envoys Are Denied Extensions Past Inauguration Day

    01/05/2017 9:21:50 PM PST · by upchuck · 108 replies
    NY Times ^ | Jan 5, 2017 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition staff has issued a blanket edict requiring politically appointed ambassadors to leave their overseas posts by Inauguration Day, according to several American diplomats familiar with the plan, breaking with decades of precedent by declining to provide even the briefest of grace periods. The mandate — issued “without exceptions,” according to a terse State Department cable sent on Dec. 23, diplomats who saw it said — threatens to leave the United States without Senate-confirmed envoys for months in critical nations like Germany, Canada and Britain. In the past, administrations of both parties have often granted extensions...
  • Trump Slams Obamacare, Says Dems Led By 'Head Clown Chuck Schumer'

    01/05/2017 11:47:34 AM PST · by Simon Foxx · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 01/05/2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to slam Obamacare and Democrats, saying members of Congress from both sides of the aisle need to work together to come up with a better health care plan. Trump said Democrats, led by “head clown Chuck Schumer,” understand how bad the law is, but they’re not trying to work and fix it. Instead, all they’re doing is blaming, he added...
  • Trump: Toyota Motor said will build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, to build Corolla cars for U.S.

    01/05/2017 10:17:04 AM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 63 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-5-17 | President-Elect Donald J. Trump
    Toyota Motor said will build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, to build Corolla cars for U.S. NO WAY! Build plant in U.S. or pay big border tax.
  • House passes bill to overturn midnight regulations en masse

    01/04/2017 2:18:12 PM PST · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 4, 2017 | Lydia Wheeler
    Legislation to allow Congress to repeal in a single vote any rule finalized in the last 60 days of the Obama administration sailed through the House Wednesday, the second time in less than two months. The GOP-backed Midnight Rule Relief Act, which passed the previous Congress in November, was approved largely along party lines by a vote of 238-184 on the second day of the new Congress, despite Democratic opposition. If passed by the Senate and signed by President-elect Donald Trump, the legislation would amend the Congressional Review Act to allow lawmakers to bundle together multiple rules and overturn them...
  • Krauthammer: Schumer A Sore Loser, The Tweets Are Working; "Trump Wielding A Two-By-Four"

    01/03/2017 9:29:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | January 3, 2017 | Ian Schwartz
    Charles Krauthammer reacts to newly-minted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) remarking "making America great again" requires more than a tweet from President-elect Trump. BRET BAIER: On the Senate side, the top Democrat there, Chuck Schumer, took to the floor for his first speech talking about the president-elect's communication. SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER: These issues are too important for mere words. Our challenge is too entrenched for mere tweeting. Making America great again requires more than 140 characters per issue. With all due respect, America cannot afford a Twitter presidency. BAIER: Charles. CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Sore loser. The tweets are...
  • Ford Cancelling Mexico Plant, Invest $700 million in MI expansion instead

    01/03/2017 8:05:42 AM PST · by rb22982 · 218 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1/3/2017 | CNBC
    Ford canceling plans for $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, investing $700 million in Michigan expansion instead
  • Citing Threats Of Trump, SEIU To Slash Budget 30 Percent

    12/30/2016 8:23:57 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    WBUR-FM ^ | December 30, 2016 | Simón Rios
    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) — the second largest union operating in Massachusetts, with some 87,000 members in the state — is slashing its roughly $300 million national operating budget by 30 percent, citing the "threats" posed to organized labor by President-elect Trump. SEIU's international president told staff earlier this month that because the far right will control all three branches of the federal government, workers will face serious threats to their ability to join unions. SEIU local 32BJ is fighting for a $15 minimum wage and to unionize 1,500 workers at Logan Airport. 32BJ's Roxana Rivera said it’s...
  • Trump claims Sprint to return 5,000 outsourced jobs to US

    12/28/2016 2:56:56 PM PST · by kevcol · 44 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 28, 2016 | Gabby Morrongiello
    Weeks after meeting with Sprint Corp. Chairman Masayoshi Son, President-elect Trump announced Wednesday that the wireless phone company will soon move thousands of outsourced manufacturing jobs back to the United States. "We have some very good news," the incoming Republican president told reporters outside his beachside resort in West Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday afternoon. "Because of what's happening and the spirit and the hope, I was just called by the head people at Sprint and they're going to be bringing 5,000 jobs back to the U.S. They're taking them back from other countries."
  • Who Trump Is Putting in Power ["Trading Cards" for Team Trump]

    12/27/2016 7:33:42 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    Pro Publica ^ | 12/22/16 | Jessica Huseman and Rob Weychert
    As President-elect Donald Trump picks his top officials, we’re laying out the best accountability reporting on each. Think we missed something? Email us or send us a tweet. We’ll keep this updated.
  • U.S. Appeals Court Revives Clinton Email Suit

    12/27/2016 5:12:13 PM PST · by SgtHooper · 6 replies
    Fox Business / Reuters ^ | December 27, 2016 | Doina Chiacu
    In a new legal development on the controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails, an appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and said two U.S. government agencies should have done more to recover the emails. The ruling from Judge Stephen Williams, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, revives one of a number of legal challenges involving Clinton's handling of government emails when she was secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.
  • BREAKING: U.S. Steel CEO Says 10,000 Jobs To Be Brought Back…

    12/25/2016 6:55:12 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 118 replies
    USAPoliticsNow ^ | Dec 8 2016 | USAPolitics Admin
    U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi admitted that manufacturing challenges exist exclusively in the United States thanks to oppressive regulation set forth by President Obama. Longhi is willing to bring as many as 10,000 jobs back to the United States because of the prosperity predicted with the advent of the incoming Trump administration. Jobs were lost to lay offs and downsizing during the Obama administration, and many employees found work overseas.
  • Fun fact: Kellyanne Conway will have turn 50 on January 20!

    12/20/2016 8:37:30 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Wikipedia ^ | 12/20/16 | sff
    Kellyanne Elizabeth Conway (née Fitzpatrick; born January 20, 1967) is an American Republican campaign manager, strategist, and pollster. She is president and CEO of The Polling Company Inc./Woman Trend, and has been a political commentator on CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, and more. She has been a guest...
  • Trump makes ominous warning...

    12/17/2016 5:48:04 PM PST · by MNDude · 80 replies
    Trump: "Jeff Sessions will take care of politicians that were bribed with "something else" other than campaign contributions, I wouldn't want to be them" Around 3:40
  • IBM unveils plan to hire 25,000 in US on eve of Trump meeting

    12/13/2016 5:16:49 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 13, 2016 | AFP
    US technology giant IBM said Tuesday it would hire 25,000 people in the country over the next four years, a day before President-elect Donald Trump meets with tech industry leaders. About 6,000 of those hirings will occur in 2017, IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty said in an opinion article published in the newspaper USA Today. IBM, which has undertaken in recent years a restructuring of its activities, will invest $1 billion on employee training and development in the next four years, said the IBM president, chairman and CEO.
  • Kanye Just Walked Into Trump Tower

    12/13/2016 7:18:47 AM PST · by Oratam · 26 replies
    DNAInfo ^ | December 13, 2016 | Aidan Gardiner
    MANHATTAN — Rapper Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump hugged it out in front of the cameras at Trump Tower Tuesday morning, professing their support for one another. "We've been friends for a long time," Trump told reporters after bro-hugging the Saint Pablo rapper at Trump Towers Tuesday morning.
  • Bill Kristol Steps Down As Weekly Standard Editor After 21 Years

    12/12/2016 3:28:28 PM PST · by george76 · 121 replies
    TPM Media ^ | December 12, 2016 | Matt Shuham
    Kristol announced that he would become The Weekly Standard’s editor-at-large, “continuing to write weekly editorials and contribute to the website.” Steve Hayes and Richard Starr would take over the day-to-day operations of the website, Kristol wrote. Under Kristol’s editorship, The Weekly Standard has been the central publication for neoconservatives, including Kristol’s father, the so-called “godfather” of neoconservativism, Irving Kristol. During the election season, Kristol was a leading voice in the #NeverTrump camp and searched publicly for months for a conservative alternative to Trump
  • My Libido: The First Casualty of Trump’s Election

    12/09/2016 3:19:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 125 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 12/9 | Priscilla Pine
    I’ve never been less horny in my post-puberty life than I was the week after Donald Trump won the presidency. Like most progressive people, I felt a lot of things that week: sorrow, terror, rage, disbelief, hopelessness. I had so many feelings that it was like I was playing an unwinnable game of Frogger against all the many and varied ways in which a person can feel like total garbage. Amid all those emotions, though, one that’s almost always with me was conspicuously absent: the desire to be in some sort of sexual contact with a human man, or even...
  • Trump offers Gary Cohn key economic post; would add another Goldman vet to admin [tr]

    12/09/2016 8:06:22 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 12 replies
    CNBC ^ | 12/09/2016 | Jacob Pamuk
    Donald Trump has offered Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn a key economic post, which would add another of the firm's veterans to the administration, sources close to Cohn told NBC News. Cohn, the powerful financial firm's president and chief operating officer, has been offered the directorship of the National Economic Council, the sources said. This story is developing.
  • Sen. Thune: Nuclear Option Will Stand, No Denying Trump Picks

    12/08/2016 7:52:19 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 116 replies
    From Facebook, from someone I trust: "Senator John Thune just confirmed on Fox News that Republicans will stick with the nuclear option, instituted by Reid and the Democrats to get their more controversial appointments through. In other words, there will be very little chance any of Trump's cabinet appointments can be stopped."
  • Labor Unions Were The Other Losers On Election Day

    12/08/2016 6:16:44 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/8/2016 | Jason Hopkins
    Democrats weren’t the only ones who lost big on Election Day. Labor unions lost in key states across the country in November. Having already had their power in several states constrained following the 2010 mid-terms, labor unions will now be forced to play defense in more states legislatures where Democrats have faltered anew. Democrats lost control of the state House in Kentucky and the state Senate in Iowa. They also lost gubernatorial control in Missouri and New Hampshire. All four states will be under a Republican trifecta starting in 2017 – meaning their governors’ mansions and legislative chambers will be...
  • Poll: Trump now viewed more favorably than unfavorably, 50/43

    12/07/2016 4:16:42 PM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 7, 2016 | Allahpundit
    Is this the first poll since the election, or since he got the nomination, or, er, since he jumped into the race last June, to show him net positive in favorability? I can’t think of another offhand. Bloomberg’s been tracking him off and on for five years. Not only has he never been above water in this metric before, he’s never been above 37 percent. But he’s in the honeymoon period with voters right now, he’s earned some goodwill with the Carrier deal, and he’s made some solid, reassuring cabinet picks. Just like that: 50/43 favorability, with voters splitting 55/33...
  • Judge dissolves order. Recount in MI over.

    12/07/2016 4:41:14 PM PST · by roostercogburn · 225 replies
    Recount is done. His order is dissolved.
  • Speaker Ryan Retreats on H-2B Visa Outsourcing Program

    12/07/2016 12:31:19 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 108 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/7/2016 | Neil Munro
    GOP leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have quietly ended an unpopular 2015 program to annually outsource another 198,000 blue-collar jobs to lower-paid foreign workers.
  • Foxconn says in preliminary discussions to expand U.S. operations

    12/07/2016 11:59:53 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | December 7, 2016 | Reuters
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major Apple Inc supplier, said on Wednesday that it was in preliminary discussions to expand its operations in the United States. "While the scope of the potential investment has not been determined, we will announce the details of any plans following the completion of direct discussions between our leadership and the relevant U.S. officials," it said in a statement. On Tuesday, Masayoshi Son of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> said he would invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 new jobs, a move U.S. President-elect...
  • In phone call with Trump, Boeing chief pledges to work with new administration after [] tweet

    12/07/2016 9:33:48 AM PST · by GonzoII · 63 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Monday, December 7, 2016 | Christian Davenport
    Hours after Donald Trump promised to kill the Air Force One procurement program, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis A. Muilenburg spoke with the president-elect on Tuesday, promising to work with the new administration and to keep the costs of the program down, according to a person with knowledge of the matter...
  • Donald Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

    12/07/2016 4:46:53 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 179 replies
    US President-elect Donald Trump has been named as Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016. The property tycoon took the title after winning an unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in November's presidential election. Mr Trump told NBC's Today show shortly after the announcement it was a "great honour" which "meant a lot" to him. He was chosen from a shortlist that also included Mrs Clinton and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Trump Lands Huge Deal with Japanese Company, $50 Billion Investment and 50,000

    12/06/2016 2:11:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2016 | Justin Holcomb
    President-elect Donald Trump announced on Monday that Japan's SoftBank has agreed to invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 more jobs for Americans. He announced the deal after meeting with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, a Japanese billionaire and technology investor. WATCH: Donald Trump Meets With SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son
  • ABC NEWS Breaking: Trump Announces SoftBank to Invest $50 Billion, create 50,000 American Jobs!

    12/06/2016 11:28:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 258 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12-6-2016 | ABC NEws
    ABC News Verified account ABC 49 seconds ago Trump announces that Masayoshi Son, CEO of SoftBank, has agreed to invest $50 billion in U.S., create 50K new jobs.