Category Archives: Business

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline later Friday morning.

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Trump border wall firms would face penalty under San Francisco law

A San Francisco lawmaker proposed a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the city from doing business with construction companies that seek to work on President Trump’s border wall during the bidding process. Hmm, Demonrats, I don’t think that would past muster in the Supreme Court, threatening these businesses.

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Paris IMF letter bomb: President Hollande condemns ‘attack’ that injured 1

Thursday a letter bomb exploded at the International Monetary Fund office in Paris lightly injuring one person, police said. Paris police Chief Michel Cadot described the homemade explosive as a “big firecracker” and that it was sent by regular mail.

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Winners and losers in Trump’s budget blueprint

Most of this crap suggested being cut doesn’t affect most people.  I say cut them all, and even cut the salaries of congress. Of the 15 Cabinet agencies listed in President Trump’s “America First” budget blueprint, only a sliver are seeing any increases over their 2017 levels – but the increases are generous.

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Journalist who got Trump tax files had to retract 2011 report

The journalist who obtained a portion of President Trump’s 2005 tax returns made a big splash on MSNBC Tuesday night as he analyzed the two-page summary on air. The same journalist, though, apologized back in 2011 for an erroneous – and ultimately withdrawn – report claiming News Corp made billions on income tax refunds.

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Trump hits MSNBC for ‘FAKE NEWS’ after tax return report

Trump fired back Wednesday hours fter a much-touted MSNBC “scoop” revealed part of President Trump’s 2005 tax returns — and in the process, undermined the left’s speculation that he was a tax dodger.

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Trump’s First Full Month Sees Boom in Construction, Manufacturing Jobs

Friday the Labor Department released its February jobs report, giving its latest snapshot of America’s economy. The U.S. economy added a more-than-expected 235,000 non-farm jobs last month, President Trump’s first full month in office.

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Restaurants are adding labor surcharges to help offset minimum wage increases

Restaurant diners are footing the bill for rising minimum wages. In lieu of steep menu price increases, many independent and regional chain restaurants in states including Arizona, California, Colorado and New York are adding surcharges of 3% to 4% to help offset rising labor costs. Industry analysts expect the practice to become widespread as more cities …

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McConnell hits brakes on tax reform, despite bullish Trump team

McConnell like all the rest, don’t want to work.  They want to be elected to just sit on their butts and collect a big salary. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday played down expectations that any tax package can be completed before the August recess, despite Trump administration vows to pursue “historic” legislation soon.

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Preliminary budget would cut $6B from HUD

Preliminary budget documents obtained by The Washington Post show the Trump administration is considering more than $6 billion in cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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