Tag Archives: Trump

Trump Reignites War On Christmas In May, But Twitter Users Aren’t Having It

President Donald Trump offered yet another strangely out-of-season shoutout to Christmas on Wednesday night and once again took credit for people saying “Merry Christmas.” Speaking at an interfaith dinner ahead of Thursday’s National Day of Prayer, Trump said: “Now everyone’s very proud to be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again. There was a time when we went shopping and you wouldn’t see ‘Merry Christmas’ on the ... Read More »

Trump administration stymies release of salary, loan debt data from certain colleges, advocates say

Susan Goldman | Bloomberg | Getty Images File photo of an ITT Technical Institute campus in Anaheim, California. At a recent conference on financial aid, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said that every school should help its students graduate with high-quality career prospects and little debt. Students should be equipped, she added, with information that allows them to be responsible consumers. ... Read More »

Melania Trump gives SNEEK PEAK at White House Christmas decorations and they look STUNNING

Three photos were posted, with two showing decorations being placed on Christmas trees, whilst the third depicts lights being attached to a festive garland around a doorway. Last Monday, Mrs Trump joined her husband to welcome the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree. The 19.5 foot tall Fraser fir was selected from a farm in North Carolina, owned by ... Read More »

Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit Ontario schools

A protester holds up a fist as U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (R) speaks with moderator Paul E. Peterson, Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance, at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 28, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump’s education chief, who has been accused of wanting to “destabilize and privatize” public schools, ... Read More »

‘Stick to sports’ is over, thanks to President Trump

Bad news for sports fans who wish their sports would remain politics-free: the nation’s lead politician has fired off his own sports hot take, and that means “stick to sports” is dead and gone. During a Friday night rally in Alabama, President Trump took a moment to focus on the NFL, and in just a few paragraphs obliterated whatever lines ... Read More »

Trump promotes technology to improve veterans’ health care

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin watches as President Donald Trump talks with a patient during a Veterans Affairs Department “telehealth” event, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump announced new efforts Thursday to use technology to improve veterans’ health care, saying the programs will greatly expand access, especially for ... Read More »

Small Businesses Big Winners in Proposed Trump Tax Cuts

Historic tax cuts for American small businesses could be just around the corner. In an announcement at the White House today, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin unveiled proposed sweeping reforms to the tax code for all U.S. businesses. At the same time, President Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor Gary Cohn presented proposals to overhaul the personal tax code. That would impact millions of ... Read More »

Donald Trump attacks ‘illegal’ report on Sessions Russian meeting

US President Donald Trump has attacked “illegal leaks” following reports his attorney general discussed campaign-related matters with a Russian envoy. The Washington Post gave an account of meetings Attorney General Jeff Sessions held with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. Mr Sessions has previously denied discussing the election campaign. US authorities are investigating possible collusion between Russia and the ... Read More »

Carrier Plant Trump ‘Rescued’ Will Lay Off Hundreds by Christmas

Despite assurances from President Donald Trump during his campaign that he would prevent the air-conditioner maker Carrier from moving jobs to Mexico, the company will lay off hundreds of workers at its Indianapolis, Indiana, plant by 22 December 2017. The company informed state officials in a 19 May 2017 letter that it would terminate 632 positions over the course of the year. According to the letter, 338 ... Read More »

Trump to order review that could relax Dodd-Frank bank rules

US President Donald Trump is expected to take his first steps to scale back financial services regulations on Friday. He is due to sign an executive order to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations, which some people on Wall Street say are overly-restrictive. The law was brought in after the 2008-09 financial crisis with the aim of avoiding another financial ... Read More »