Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Bipartisan concerns over Qualcomm's efforts to avoid competition from Intel expressed in filings with ITC

A headline starting with the word "bipartisan" reminds us of what happens in the absence of bipartisanship: the cessation of the federal government, commonly called "government shutdown." With paychecks not going...
'19Jan
13

Trump Says He's 'Not Keeping Anything Under Wraps,' About Meetings With Putin

Enlarge this image President Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg in July 2017...
'19Jan
13

Trump's Border Wall Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Only in times like these can the internet oscillate between getting excited about the woman serving water on the red carpet at the Golden Globes and fascination with Jeff Bezos' love life in the same week. That's...
'19Jan
13

Roundtable With Traveling Press

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Abu Dhabi January 12, 2019SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, let me start. We're now at the second – so look, we're on the second stop in our swing through the Gulf states...
'19Jan
12

AP FACT CHECK: Trump goes wall to wall on the wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never mind the chants, the roars, the repetition. President Donald Trump acknowledged this past week he didn't mean it when he told crowds over and over that Mexico would pay — actually pay — for...
'19Jan
12

Trump-Russia: FBI probed whether Trump was working for Moscow - NYT

The White House has condemned a New York Times report that the FBI opened an inquiry into whether President Trump was secretly working for Russia.Law enforcement officials became concerned by Mr Trump's behaviour...
'19Jan
12

Four Good Reasons Why Russia Is Purging the Dollar From Its Reserves

Russia dumped some $101 billion in US holdings from its reserves, moving $44 billion apiece into euros and yuan, and another $21 billion into Japanese yen, according to a Central Bank of Russia (CBR) report....
'19Jan
12

‘Their lives are on hold’: Miami’s immigration court grinds to a halt because of shutdown

When Juan was 17, he accepted probation in Miami for making threats, a case he chalks up to the immaturity of youth. But because he was born in Mexico, of Cuban descent, he faces deportation to either of those...
'19Jan
11

The 70% marginal tax rate is only the beginning of a fair system

There’s a wonderful clarity to New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for a 70 percent marginal tax rate on incomes over $10 million. Compare it to past Democratic or progressive efforts to nudge up taxes on...
'19Jan
11

Gov't to Unpaid Fed. Workers: 'Hold a Garage Sale' or 'Try Babysitting'

Friday is Loud & Clear's weekly hour-long segment The Week in Review, about the week in politics, policy, and international affairs. Today they focus on the shutdown, which is now tied for the longest in ...

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