Trump to meet with White House trade team to discuss tariffs on European automakers

President Donald Trump is planning on meeting with his trade team on Tuesday to discuss a draft report on tariffs, according to Bloomberg News. (more...)

Big Labor Still All-In for Dems

The mass defection of union members to the Trump campaign over the objections of labor leaders does not appear to have shifted campaign behavior in the midterms. Local, state, and national labor groups continue to pour money into the coffer (more...)

2018 Midterm Election: Can Dems Reverse Trumponomics After Winning Back The House?

Election 2018: The Senate will be Republican. The House will be Democratic. What does that midterm outcome mean for President Trump's economic policies of tax cuts, aggressive trade sanctions, immigration and deregulation? Gridlock. (more...)

Trump’s Republicans Beat Historical Average for Midterm Elections

Republicans were disappointed to lose the House of Representatives to Democrats on Tuesday. But they gained several seats in the Senate. Overall the GOP out-performed the historical average for the president's party. (more...)

Amazon raising minimum wage for US workers to $15 per hour

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary and (more...)

Congress’ Trillion-Dollar Budget Blunder

I have spent some three decades railing against faulty budgetary scoring of tax bills, but the latest charade from the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Tax Committee takes the cake. The story of fiscal phony math is so indefensible whe (more...)

Trump Rips 2020 Hopefuls Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Cory Booker

President Donald Trump is campaigning to boost support for Republicans in 2018, but he ripped on potential Democratic presidential challengers in 2020. (more...)

Feinstein hits back at GOP, claims she didn’t leak Ford letter

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is hitting back at GOP senators, insisting she and her staff did not leak a letter detailing the first assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “President Trump and Senate Republi (more...)

McConnell Hammers Dems on Kavanaugh: ‘Their Goalposts Keep Shifting, but Their Goal Hasn’t Moved an Inch’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Monday castigated how Democrats have handled the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and suggested they would not be satisfied once (more...)

Tesla shares plunge as Wall Street throws in towel, saying Musk departure could cost stock $130

Tesla's stock is falling as analysts voice concern about the negative effects from SEC's lawsuit against CEO Elon Musk.  (more…) (more...)

George W. Bush Reaffirms Support for Brett Kavanaugh After Testimony, Whips Votes for Confirmation

Former President George W. Bush stands by his support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh following his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Freddy Ford, Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, told (more...)

Graham rips Dems for turning Kavanaugh hearing into ‘unethical sham’

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham angrily blasted the Democrats’ handling of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process as “the most unethical sham since I’ve been in politics.” “If you wanted an FBI investigation (more...)

Feinstein Denies Leaking Ford’s Letter to the Press

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) denied Thursday that she or her staff released the confidential contents of a letter sent by Christine Blasey Ford accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers. (more...)

Will America’s Refusal To Curb Spending And Debt Cause Next Meltdown?

Two recent stories caught our eye. One noted that, even after President Trump's tax cuts, Americans spent more on taxes than they did on food and clothing. The other noted that, as interest rates and the debt rise, the U.S. will soon spend (more...)

Big Labor Drops Big Dollars on Dems

Big Labor is dropping big money on the 2018 elections despite their own rhetoric about outside spending. Unions represent 12 of the top 25 largest outside spending organizations in the 2018 midterm elections. Two of the three highest (more (more...)

Dianne Feinstein Demands Another Delay After Another Kavanaugh Accusation

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the Senate Judiciary Committee's ranking Democrat, is demanding Sunday that Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) agree to another delay in the additional hearing on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett (more...)

Bloomberg to make 2020 election decision after midterms

Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg said he’ll decide whether to mount a 2020 challenge of President Trump after the midterm elections. “Right now, I’m only focused on the midterms,” Bloomberg told CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on (more...)

GOP Better Remind Forgetful Voters: Tax Cuts Are Huge Boost To Middle Class

Congressional Republicans have one of the most potent re-election issues of recent decades: the unquestionable success of this year's tax cuts. And yet, their own polling shows they're not getting credit from voters. Toot your horn, folks. (more...)

You Can Now Freeze — and Unfreeze — Your Credit Report for Free

As of September 21, credit bureaus can no longer charge you to freeze your credit reports or to lift a freeze. Here's what you need to know to get your free freeze. (more...)

Russia calls new round of US sanctions ‘playing with fire’

Russia on Friday called a new wave of U.S. sanctions misguided, saying Washington’s habit using sanctions against Moscow risked undermining global stability and was part of a dangerous game. The Trump administration imposed (more...)

Social Media: Is Trump Right About Anti-Conservative Bias? You Bet He Is

President Trump has criticized the major social media and web search sites, in particular Amazon, Facebook, Google and Twitter, for their anti-conservative bias. Is his critique valid? A controversial new report suggests the answer is yes (more...)

Top Democrat Operative Hired to Advise Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford

Ricki Seidman, a longtime Democrat operative, is advising Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who recently came forward with 36-year-old sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (more...)

Warren Fundraises Off Alleged Story of Kavanaugh Accuser

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) earlier this week sent out a fundraising email in which she praised the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault while soliciting donations from supporters. (more...)