Trump reportedly plans to issue around 100 pardons Tuesday

2021-01-18

  President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of around 100 people Tuesday, according to reports Sunday night. CNN first reported the plans, and said White House officials met Sunday night to finalize the list. Axios separately confirmed the report. The actions are expected to include white-collarRead More →

Republicans must break with Trump and reach out to Biden so that Americans can heal and democracy can thrive

2020-11-09

  With President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, tens of millions of Americans are feeling relieved, thankful, celebratory, or some combination of these emotions. But tens of millions of other Americans are anguished and despondent. It’s essential to recognize that elections are not football games. Opponents are not our enemies. For those who celebrate,Read More →

Why billionaire investor Ray Dalio hates cash and bonds, and says the election won’t change his view on the economy

2020-10-28

  Ray Dalio, the founder, chairman and co-chief investment officer of the world’s largest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates, has had a rough 2020. Bridgewater’s flagship fund has been deeply negative, even as rival hedge funds managed to outperform the market, particularly during the initial turmoil from the coronavirus pandemic.Read More →

Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

2020-01-15

The House on Wednesday voted to appoint seven House Democrats as managers for President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial and also send two articles of impeachment over to the Senate. The 228-193 vote, which was almost entirely along party lines, is ending an impeachment impasse that has persisted for nearlyRead More →