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Republican Senator Ron Johnson Tells President Trump “it makes no sense to try and bring back high labor manufacturing jobs”

(The Conservative Treehouse)  Yesterday President Trump invited the media to keep their cameras on during a round-table discussion on trade.  He did this for a reason.  President Trump wanted the American voters to watch Republican politicians demand that he stop trying to bring manufacturing jobs to the United States. In essence, Trump doing what Trump […]

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CNN, Despite Trump Bump, Prepares for Dozens of Layoffs

(Vanity Fair)  Besides the occasional Twitter-issued invective from the president and the errant journalism scandal, CNN has seemed largely indomitable during the last couple of years. Since taking over the flagging network in 2013, President Jeff Zucker has championed original documentary programming, enhanced the brand’s journalistic efforts, and moved away from some of the more promiscuous tactics of cable news […]

Business U.S. News

Trump proposes eliminating federal funding for PBS, NPR

(The Hill)  President Trump’s newly proposed budget includes a proposal to end federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), part of a package that includes $300 billion in new spending overall. CPB provides federal funding for PBS and National Public Radio stations. “The Budget proposes to eliminate Federal funding for the Corporation for Public […]

Politics U.S. News

Trump to unveil plan making brutal changes to government worker pay — and unions are already angry

(The Blaze)  President Donald Trump promised as a presidential candidate to “drain the swamp” — his catchy phrase for ridding Washington of entrenched bureaucrats and federal employees. Now, Trump’s budget for 2019 plans to make good on that promise. What’s going on? According to USA Today, Trump plans to “hire the best and fire the worst” federal […]

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Report: CIA Gave $100k To Russian Offering Dirt On Trump, Including The Sex Video

(The Daily Caller)  The CIA paid $100,000 last year to a Russian operative who claimed to have derogatory information about President Trump, including a video tape of the Republican engaged with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room. If the video showed Trump, it would support claims made in the infamous Steele dossier, the salacious opposition […]

Politics U.S. News

Trump Blocks Release of Democratic Rebuttal to Republican Probe Memo

(Bloomberg)  President Donald Trump on Friday declined to release a House Democratic rebuttal of a Republican memo alleging bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference. Trump is unable to do so because it contains “numerous properly classified and sensitive passages,” White House counsel Donald McGahn […]