Trump on Kate Steinle Verdict: ‘A Complete Travesty of Justice’

President Donald Trump reacted angrily to the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict for the illegal immigrant from Mexico who killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle, calling it a travesty of justice and saying the jury wasn’t told the killer had a violent past, with seven prior felony convictions. “A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case! No wonder the people… Please follow and like us:

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Feds Push Ahead With Border Wall Despite Funding Questions

Despite uncertainly over funding, Customs and Border Protection officials have awarded contracts for border wall prototypes to four companies. The companies will be tasked with presenting designs for a reinforced concrete wall that is 18 to 30 feet high. The designs will allow officials to evaluate the proposals for new designs that could complement the wall… Please follow and like us:

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Salvaging the Trump promise

I’ll never forget the words Steve Bannon uttered Feb. 23, 2017, just over a month after Donald Trump was sworn in as president. “Hold us accountable for what we promised,” he said. “Hold us accountable for delivering what we promised.” I loved that. I can’t remember any White House senior adviser and strategist ever asking to… Please follow and like us:

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US credit rating at risk if debt limit is not raised in a ‘timely manner,’ Fitch warns

WASHINGTON — The nation’s credit rating is at risk if the $19.9 trillion debt limit is not raised “in a timely manner” before the Treasury runs out of cash in October, Fitch Ratings warned on Wednesday. “Brinkmanship over the debt limit could ultimately have rating consequences, as failure to raise it would jeopardize the Treasury’s ability… Please follow and like us:

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Stocks slip as Trump threatens to shut government

European and US stocks slid on Wednesday after President Donald Trump suggested he could shut down the US government if Congress did not fund building a Mexico border wall and threatened to pull out of a major trade agreement. Investors also looked ahead to a meeting of central bankers that begins Thursday for insights on monetary… Please follow and like us:

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Top 5 matters To recognize in the marketplace On Wednesday

Top 5 matters TO recognize in the marketplace ON WEDNESDAY the marketplace right here are the top five things you want to recognize in financial markets on Wednesday, August 23: 1. Trump in marketplace focus on various fronts Markets endured to hold watch over U.S. President Donald Trump on numerous fronts whilst a report that his… Please follow and like us:

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Swamp people: 47 — Trump: 0

If this is the budget deal we get when Republicans control the House, the Senate and the presidency, there’s no point in ever voting for a Republican again. Not only is there no funding for a wall, but – thanks to the deft negotiating skills of House Speaker Paul Ryan – the bill actually prohibits money… Please follow and like us:

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House approves $1 trillion bipartisan spending bill

WASHINGTON — Congress pushed forward a sweeping spending bill Wednesday, a rare bipartisan accord that will keep the government running for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, but that President Donald Trump initially criticized for failing to include his administration’s priorities. The House easily approved the measure, 309-118, and the Senate was expected to swiftly… Please follow and like us:

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Mexican president: We will not pay for the border wall

Mexico’s leader Enrique Pena Nieto has condemned US President Donald Trump’s move to build a border wall, and insisted that his country has no intention of paying for it. “I regret and condemn the decision of the United States to continue construction of a wall that, for years, has divided us instead of uniting us,” President… Please follow and like us:

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