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- Trump Administration Pushes To Make Health Care Pricing More TransparentPresident Trump is issuing an executive order intended to force hospitals to disclose prices. A lot of work remains to turn this order into a regulation, and the industry is resisting the move. (Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) ..... Read More.18 mins ago
- Buttigieg struggles with racial unrest in South BendCan he get past this obstacle? ..... Read More.20 mins ago
- Trump Goes After Iran’s Supreme LeaderPresident Donald Trump declined to strike Iran for now over the downing of an American drone. Instead, he chose to retaliate by reaching again for a favorite tool: economic warfare.On Monday, Trump announced he would impose sanctions on the office of Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and other individuals close to him, denying their access to “key financial resources and support.” This follows reports over the weekend that the U.S. also launched cyberattacks on computers used by Iranian intelligence.“The Supreme Leader of Iran is one who ultimately is responsible for the hostile conduct of the regime,” Trump said from the Oval Office. “His office oversees the regime’s most brutal instruments.”Following repeated rounds of financial penalties since Trump withdrew from the nuclear agreement last year, about 80 percent of Iran’s economy is already sanctioned, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. This includes virtually all of its oil exports; a… ..... Read More.22 mins ago
- Trump: Fed Not Helping My Reelection Campaign EnoughHere’s a trip down memory lane: September 12, 2016: Candidate Donald Trump whines that the Fed should be raising interest rates, but won’t because it’s protecting the economy for Obama. “Any increase at all will be a very, very small increase because they want to keep the market up so Obama goes out and let the new guy … raise interest rates … and watch what happens in the stock market.” Two years pass, during which the Fed raises interest rates…. June 22, 2019: “I am at Camp David working on many things, including Iran! We have a great Economy, Tariffs have been very helpful both with respect to the huge Dollars coming IN, & on helping to make good Trade Deals. The Dow heading to BEST June in 80 years! Stock Market BEST June in 50 years!” Today: “Despite a Federal Reserve that doesn’t know what it is doing… ..... Read More.23 mins ago
- Trump ‘should not be worried’ by polls because Dems are ‘nowhere near ma...Former Republican White House Chief of Staff John Sununu said pollsters must rebuild their data metrics across the board if they hope to obtain more accurate polling in future elections. ..... Read More.27 mins ago
- DHS boss McAleenan accused of opposing, leaking planned ICE raidsActing Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is being accused of leaking plans last week for scheduled Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, after expressing fierce opposition and allegedly ordering top officials to “stand down” on the operation. ..... Read More.31 mins ago