WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 30: Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater USA, arrives to appear before a closed door session of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, November 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Ex-Mercenary CEO admits to Trump Tower meeting with Donald Jr. and Saudi Emissary
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Newsmax CEO and Trump associate Christopher Ruddy rebuffed claims that the Qatari government is angling to buy a stake in his conservative news outlet Tuesday, amid reports that the Gulf kingdom's royal family had been negotiating about a purchase. … [Read more...] about Will Qatar Invest in Trump-Tied Conservative News Outlet Newsmax After Falling Out With Jared Kushner?
The event was closed to the media, but two people inside the room told The Post that Pompeo revived his mantra that he wants to bring the State Department’s “swagger back,” a subtle dig at the low morale reported by employees during Tillerson’s tenure. In just a few weeks on the job, Pompeo has already reversed two heavily criticized Tillerson directives by ending a 16-month hiring freeze and reinstating a program that offers employment opportunities for the spouses of diplomats posted abroad. … [Read more...] about Former Trump aide Rex Tillerson says âalternative realitiesâ are a threat to democracy
Analysts from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania ― Trump’s alma mater ― beg to differ. They note that the plan actually involves only $200 billion in direct federal investment, less than one-seventh of the total promised. According to Wharton’s experts, much of the extra spending, supposedly leveraged from the private sector as well as state and local governments, will never materialize. In addition, were such a plan launched, it would, they suggest, fall short of its goal by a cool trillion dollars. In the end, the spending levels Trump is proposing would have “little to no impact” on the nation’s gross domestic product. To add insult to injury, the president has exerted next to no effort to get even this anemic proposal through Congress, where it’s now dead in the water. … [Read more...] about Trump Had Big Plans To Repair Our Crumbling Infrastructure. Here’s What America Got Instead.
"When countries in Europe start spending more and have a military that's ready for any problem that may develop, when they have their spending up at 2 percent, which is the NATO requirement, that means that these countries here in Europe are stronger, and It means the NATO alliance is stronger." … [Read more...] about Amb. Grenell: Trump Using Dual-Track Approach to Russia