“America is open for business.” In his measured speech to the World Economic Forum, President Donald Trump highlighted his administration’s economic reforms and pointed to the positive trends in economic indicators. His clear message was: “bring your investment and jobs to the U.S.” Trump has certainly done much to improve the economy, but he could … Continue reading To further boost the economy, Trump must do this
Waiters could face criminal penalties for giving straws to customers if a recently proposed California bill goes into effect. California Assemblyman Ian Calderon, the Democratic majority leader of the state Assembly, has introduced a bill into the state’s lower House that would make it a criminal offense for restaurant employees to provide patrons with single-use plastic straws … Continue reading Environmentalists want to jail waiters for offering straws
The White House welcomed Nursultan Nazarbayev, president of Kazakhstan, for a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday. It was the second time the two have met, the first time taking place in Saudi Arabia during Trump’s visit there last May. This was the first working visit by the head of state from a … Continue reading Why Trump’s Meeting With Kazakhstan President Was So Important
2:15 p.m. EST MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: How are you today? Hi, Nick. QUESTION: Hi. MS NAUERT: I saw some very old pictures of you the other day. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Mm-hmm. (Laughter.) Yeah. From you in Afghanistan. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Yes, very old. You looked like a little boy. (Laughter.) Still do, for that matter. … Continue reading State Department Press Briefing – January 18, 2018
2:39 p.m. EST MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: Not as many here today, but it’s great to see you all again. I know one of the areas that you’re all very interested in, as are we, is Yemen and the humanitarian situation there. We have an update to bring you. I have … Continue reading State Department Press Briefing – January 16, 2018
President Donald Trump hosted President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the White House on January 16, 2018. The visit reinforced the close commercial and trade ties between the United States and Kazakhstan that will create jobs and accelerate economic growth in both countries. President Nazarbayev proclaimed that these efforts are essential for Kazakhstan to achieve its goal … Continue reading The United States and Kazakhstan – An Economic Partnership for the 21st Century
When President Trump took office a year ago, after getting only 43 percent of the vote against the least-popular major party nominee in American history, his supporters claimed his popularity would take off. So far, it's only gotten worse. Trump entered office as one of the least popular presidents in American history. After a year … Continue reading A year in…how is Trump doing? Here’s what voters say.