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No chance of US-UK free trade deal if Brexit risks peace in Ireland – Pelosi

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Nancy Pelosi has warned that there is “no chance” of a US-UK free trade deal passing Congress post-Brexit if it puts peace on the island of Ireland at risk. The US speaker of the House of Representatives released a statement on Wednesday following recent comments from President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton, who Read More

Energy interests applaud changes to endangered species protections

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Highlights Expected to speed decision-making on infrastructure Federal agencies have had trouble tracking ESA requirements California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, as well as some environmental groups, have vowed to challenge the Trump administration’s sweeping changes to Endangered Species Act protections. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More

MMT may be Democrats’ economic cure, but only Trump got the memo

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SETAUKET, New York (Reuters) – From her home overlooking Setauket Harbor on Long Island’s North Shore, a motorboat bobbing at the dock, Stephanie Kelton hopes to revolutionize how the U.S. government manages the economy. It isn’t always a pleasant task. A key figure in the “Modern Monetary Theory” economic camp, her assertions that the federal Read More

U.S. Democratic candidates demonize oil industry

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By Ari Natter on 8/7/2019 WASHINGTON D.C. (Bloomberg) –Bernie Sanders says the industry is a criminal enterprise. Joe Biden is vowing to take action against it. Other candidates are competing to say who will wean America from its products the soonest. The fossil fuel industry is squarely in the cross hairs of Democrats running for Read More

‘It was genius’: Farage says Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet played out to his advantage

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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has praised US President Donald Trump’s “go back” comment as a clever move that forced the Democratic party to embrace the ultra-progressive congresswomen of whom it had tried to steer clear. Trump took heat from both sides of the aisle last month after telling the ‘Squad’ of four progressive congresswomen Read More

‘It was genius:’ Farage says Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet played out to his advantage

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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has praised US President Donald Trump’s “go back” comment as a clever move that forced the Democratic party to embrace the ultra-progressive congresswomen it had tried to steer clear of. Trump took heat from both sides of the aisle last month after telling ‘The Squad’ of four progressive congresswomen to Read More

U.S. FTC probes Facebook’s acquisition practices – WSJ

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Facebook Inc acquisitions were aimed at buying up potential rivals before they could become a threat to the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joe Simons announces that Read More

China trade war is Trump’s ploy for re-election in 2020, Peter Schiff & Richard Wolff tell Boom Bust

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After two days of talks in Shanghai, US and Chinese trade negotiators walked away from the table without a deal. Washington will host the next round of talks in early September, but expectations for a breakthrough remain low. Professor Richard Wolff and Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital join RT’s Boom Bust to discuss the Read More

Democrats pass up chance to dent GM on job cuts in Detroit debates

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Detroit-based General Motors Co emerged from two days of Democratic debates in its hometown largely unscathed as 2020 White House hopefuls largely passed up an opportunity to criticize it for significant job cuts in recent months. The GM logo is seen in Warren, Michigan, U.S. on October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Read More

U.S. economy misses Trump’s 3% target in 2018

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth in 2018 missed the Trump administration’s 3% target by any measure, which could renew criticism of the White House’s $1.5 trillion in tax cuts. FILE PHOTO: A stack of shipping containers are pictured in the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo The Read More