The seesaw continues.... While I did a post a yesterday that pointed to flat wage growth and job loss from the Congressionsl Budget Office..... We get a more rosy picture from the Trump Labor Department today... Oh, and Trump outted the 'good' news a hour early, of … [Read more...] about Unemployment rate drops to the lowest in almost five decades….
That according to the right leaning Washington Examiner.... President Trump has stopped beating up on Republicans in Congress ahead of critical midterm elections, among the few instances in which the unconventional populist has embraced the role of traditional party … [Read more...] about Trump stops beating down his own party members?
Trump's fellow Republicans are NOT happy with Trump's trade war...... Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Thursday blasted the Trump administration's decision to place steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico, saying the … [Read more...] about Hatch: Trump steel and aluminum tariffs are a ‘tax hike on Americans’
The Trade War is on..... Will Europe and China follow the Candian action? Will American consumer prices rise? Canada will impose surtaxes on steel and aluminum, according to Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Bloomberg News reports. The tariffs are to take effect July 1 … [Read more...] about Breaking….Canada to Impose Surtaxes on Steel, Aluminum….
Donald Trump keeps reminding people that he'd like his Attorney General replaced with one who would get rid of the investigation eating his insides up... But Jeff Sessions is going to work everyday as the head of the Justice Department.... Why? As recently as this … [Read more...] about AG Jeff Sessions has cover from his allies against his boss….
A new poll says yes.... A majority of adults who will be old enough to vote in 2018 say they are planning to, according to a poll released Wednesday conducted by AP-NORC and MTV. When asked to rate their likelihood on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being "certain to vote"), 56% … [Read more...] about Could More Younger voters actually show up at the polls this November?
— Both Democrats and Republicans have about equal odds of winning the House majority. — Republicans remain clearly favored in the battle for Senate control. — Democrats should start 2019 with at least a few more net governorships than they hold now. Checking in on 2018’s … [Read more...] about Where things stand in the battles for Congress and the governorships…Sabato Crystal Ball…
It could just be me... But offering pardons for the for the former Illonis Governor and Food person seem to be aimed at sending a signal to those in Robert Mueller's sights that he would have their backs if they don't turn on him.... By the way? President's don't really … [Read more...] about Signals from Trump?….Pardons for Blagojevich and Stewart?