China Pledges to Open Markets, Easing Fears of Trade War

In an effort to ease rising tensions between the China and the U.S., Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that tariffs on automobile imports would be lowered “significantly” this year. The move, Xi says, is part of a “new phase of opening up” China’s large economy to foreign products. China currently has the world’s second largest […]

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Sinclair Airs Ad Critical of Its Operations, Gets Accused of Bias

Sinclair Broadcasting, already faced a backlash after Deadspin.com released an edited video of anchors reading, in unison, a prepared statement about fake news, finds itself again being criticized over an aid it aired on its stations urging viewers to oppose a proposed merger between the company and Tribune media. The ad was created by a […]

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President Trump: Amazon Must Stop Taking Advantage of the Postal Service

President Donald Trump directed attacked Amazon.com Saturday accusing the online retail giant of cheating the U.S. Postal Service out of billions of dollars by paying considerably less than market rates to have their packages delivered. The President made the charge on Twitter. “While we are on the subject, it is reported that the U.S. Post […]

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White House, Office of Government Ethics Looking into Meetings Between Jared Kushner, Banking Executives

Attorneys for the White House are looking into whether the President’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, violated ethics regulations by meeting with banking executives who then lent his family’s real estate business hundreds of millions of dollars. Kushner had several meetings with Joshua Harris, founder of Apollo Global Management, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, […]

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As Fear of Trade War Subsides, Evidence President’s Negotiating Style May Be Working

As fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China erupted last week, high-ranking officials from both nations began negotiating possible solutions to a trade deficit President Trump has called “out of control.” “It’s the largest deficit of any country in the history of our world,” he said last week with regards to the […]

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