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Trump’s Latest Tariffs On Chinese Imports Likely To Hit Consumers Directly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports is likely to deliver a direct hit on many consumers, who were largely spared from higher prices in his previous rounds of import taxes. Beginning Sunday, the U.S. government will begin collecting 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese imports — items ranging from smartwatches and TVs ...

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London Mayor Warns ‘Poster Boy For White Nationalism’ Trump Is Blotting Out Holocaust Lessons

The rise of far-right movements and leaders — fueled by President Donald Trump, the “global poster boy for white nationalism” — threatens to wipe out the lessons of World War II, London Mayor Sadiq Khan charged in a scathing essay Saturday. “An entire generation of brave men and women around the globe sacrificed everything to defeat the singular evil of ...

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Democratic candidates join O’Rourke, Castro in condemning Texas mass shooting

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images 2020 elections Fellow presidential candidates join the Texas politicians in demanding action on gun control. By CHRISTIAN VASQUEZ 08/31/2019 06:56 PM EDT Updated 08/31/2019 08:12 PM EDT 2019-08-31T08:12-0400 Beto O’Rourke, Julián Castro and their fellow Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday condemned a mass shooting in Odessa and Midland, Texas, that left ...

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Trump Is At His Golf Club As Hurricane Dorian Approaches

STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is at his private Virginia golf club as Hurricane Dorian is on track to threaten the Southeast coastline. Trump took a helicopter Saturday from the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland to his property in Virginia. The president gave the impression as he left the White House on Friday that he would spend ...

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Trump Claims There Could Be Legal Consequences For Former Staffers

In the wake of his personal assistant’s resignation, President Donald Trump on Saturday emphasized that he could hold former staffers legally accountable for breaking their nondisclosure agreements. “While Madeleine Westerhout has a fully enforceable confidentiality agreement, she is a very good person and I don’t think there would ever be a reason to use it,” he tweeted, referring to the ...

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Trump stresses legal actions over confidentiality in wake of Westerhout firing

President Donald Trump. | Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday stressed his ongoing legal battles to keep details of his administration’s inner workings from emerging in books and press reports following the firing of his personal assistant. “Yes, I am currently suing various people for violating their confidentiality agreements. Disgusting and foul mouthed Omarosa is one. I gave ...

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Fierce Category 4 Dorian Strengthens En Route To Bahamas

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has gained fearsome new muscle as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, bearing down on the northwestern Bahamas early Saturday en route to Florida’s east coast. Millions of people in Florida, along with the state’s Walt Disney World and President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, are in the potential crosshairs of the hurricane. Forecasters say Dorian, ...

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Why these Democrats want to make a trade deal with Trump

Rep. Abigail Spanberger. | Win McNamee/Getty Images congress With trade tensions continuing and 2020 looming, some House Democrats are growing antsy to see congressional action on the deal to replace NAFTA. By MEGAN CASSELLA 08/31/2019 06:37 AM EDT BLACKSTONE, Va. — Rep. Abigail Spanberger squinted into the August sun as the farmer beside her laid out how his profits on ...

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George Conway Cooks Up Savage Reminder Of Donald Trump’s Most Blatant Lies

The lawyer helped the #PresidentPinocchiosTopLies hashtag trend on the social media platform after Preet Bharara ― the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired by Trump in 2017 ― asked followers to identify Trump’s “most demonstrably provable intentional lie as POTUS.” Conway, who has become a fierce critic of the president despite his wife ...

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