Month: April 2018

The Associated Press by John Carney30 Apr 20180 30 Apr, 201830 Apr, 2018 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin does not see signs of a labor shortage in the United States. In an interview at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Mnuchin brushed aside talk about a labor shortage from Fox News’s Maria
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Below is a transcript of an interview of House Speaker Paul Ryan by Stephen F. Hayes, editor in chief of THE WEEKLY STANDARD at the TWS Midwest Conservative Summit earlier Monday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can listen to the audio of the interview here : * * * Hayes: I don’t mean to put you
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Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that technology, moral relativism, and identity politics have contributed to a downward trajectory for the institution of Congress. Speaking at THE WEEKLY STANDARD’s Midwest Conservative Summit, Ryan told TWS editor-in-chief Stephen Hayes that Congress has gotten worse since he first went to Washington nearly 20 years ago. “I
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Porn star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has filed a defamation suit against President Trump, the latest development in a saga that began in January 2018 when the Wall Street Journal published a story claiming that Trump attorney Michael Cohen paid Daniels $130,000 in October 2016 to stay quiet about claims she
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A group of almost 200 Democrats who’ve sued President Donald Trump told a judge he must comply with a Constitutional provision that would bar his businesses from taking money from foreign governments. Democrats including Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sued last year, accusing Trump of violating the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments
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Sen. Marco Rubio says big businesses aren’t investing much of their windfall from President Donald Trump’s tax cuts into their workers despite GOP promises during last year’s debate. “There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it
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Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images by John Binder30 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 30 Apr, 201830 Apr, 2018 President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, “dissuaded” the populist president from following through on a plan to bring the roughly 25,000 American troops stationed in South Korea home to the United States, a new report alleges. According to two sources,
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White House chief of staff John Kelly said Monday that a report that he called President Donald Trump an idiot is “total BS.” Kelly, in a statement, said he and Trump have “an incredibly candid and strong relationship.” He added, “He always knows where I stand and he and I both know this story is
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Clinton’s Labor Secretary says big business and Wall Street need to stand up to President Donald Trump because they “have the power to constrain the most dangerous, divisive, and anti-democratic president ever to occupy the Oval Office.” Robert Reich, the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says his battle with brain cancer has given him more power to speak his mind – and the veteran does just that in an upcoming memoir in which he takes on President Donald Trump. “[Trump] has declined to distinguish the actions of our government from the crimes of despotic ones,” McCain writes
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, editor-in-chief Stephen F. Hayes, contributing editor Charlie Sykes, senior writers Michael Warren and John McCormack, and reporter Haley Byrd come to you live from the Weekly Standard Midwest Conservative Summit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This podcast can be downloaded here . Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes ,
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Pizza lovers rejoice – 131 Papa John’s® stores across multiple western states are offering a special combo to raise support for the warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Now through May 27, $2 of every special combo sold – two large one-topping pizzas, cheesesticks, and a two-liter beverage for $25 – will be donated to WWP. Since 2003, WWP has
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The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – the details President Donald Trump will receive his briefing
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From a White House Rose Garden podium this afternoon, President Donald Trump declared that he has been “100 percent right” on continued Iran nuclear development and brand new evidence from the Israeli Prime Minister proves that. Moments before President Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari held a joint press conference in the White House Rose
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Monday that Iran has lied repeatedly and “brazenly” about its past nuclear activities, as revealed by thousands of documents obtained by Israel. “Iran’s leaders repeatedly deny ever pursuing nuclear weapons,” Netanyahu said in a televised address, before playing clips by top Iranian officials saying as much. “Tonight, I’m here
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Rep. Louie Gohmert says Washington needs to clean house by ending special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and ousting Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Mueller “absolutely does [have to go]. Rosenstein too. Big time,” Gohmert, a Texas Republican, said Monday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.“ Gohmert said the reason some senators are calling for
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Almost 100 prominent conservatives have issued a pledge to congressional Republicans holding them accountable for their failure to make progress on multiple policy issues. The Conservative Action Project last week issued a pledge to hold Congress accountable for “prioritizing congressional recesses over accomplishing any substantive policy goals,” and pointing to the recent omnibus spending bill, which
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President Donald Trump offered Microsoft founder Bill Gates a job in the White House last month, Gates revealed in an interview with STAT News. Gates, now a philanthropist, met with Trump for 40 minutes in March, where in addition to having “the longest conversation about universal flu vaccine that the president’s ever had,” Trump also offered
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