President Donald Trump will seek quick progress toward a bilateral trade agreement with Japan in place of a broader Asia-Pacific deal he abandoned this week, when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the White House next month, an official in the Trump administration said on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Trump to Seek Bilateral Trade Deal with Japan After Rejecting Multilateral TPP
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The upside of choosing Warren: “Picking Warren could give Biden a boost in the polls. A Morning Consult/Politico survey released Wednesday found that 26 percent of registered voters said they would be more likely to vote for Biden if he chose Warren, putting her ahead of the other eight women he is said to be considering. Her greatest impact, according to the survey, would be among voters under the age of 45, as well as black and Hispanic voters — three blocs Democrats see as key to winning the White House and picking up Senate seats.” … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump teases social media executive order as a ‘big day’ for ‘fairness’
A 2009 report prepared by the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction noted officials had raised concerns about potential conflicts of interest because of Cheney's former position with Halliburton, but that "White House officials said the mission took priority over whatever political fallout might occur" from awarding contracts to KBR. … [Read more...] about The Iraq War, private military contractors and ‘dividing the spoils’ – was this the Deep State in action?
Unlike many of its mall neighbors, Dick's Sporting Goods has continued to profit in the face of the state lockdown. Dick's stock was trading at $30.56 on March 11, when the coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DKS stock has increased by 17.1 percent and is trading at $35.80 as of Thursday morning. The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on June 2. … [Read more...] about Danbury Fair Mall Fills Forever 21 Vacancy
"I know there's already been attention toward me right now. That's not really my style. I'm not trying to put my teammates in a bad position. You know? That's not really my thing. They know I'm going to go out there and play hard. There is a little bit of a disconnect for sure. But, like I said, that doesn't mean I can't go out there and play hard. That doesn't mean that I'm going to have a bad attitude. It means there's a disconnect. And I've got to move on from it. I don't need to surround myself with the negativity, because that's going to factor in my performance." … [Read more...] about How MLB’s shutdown makes it less likely the Rockies trade superstar Nolan Arenado