Damian Paletta

Trump administration takes major step to help Chinese firm ZTE

The Commerce Department took a major step to loosen its restrictions on the controversial Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp., signing an escrow agreement that paves the way for the firm to continue doing business with U.S. companies.

President Trump breaks protocol with tweet, sends markets a clear signal on jobs report before numbers are released

President Donald Trump broke with decades of protocol and commented publicly about the highly anticipated jobs report data 69 minutes before they were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Treasury yields moved sharply higher within seconds

President Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms

Apparently, President Donald Trump has personally pushed US Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other firms to ship packages, a dramatic move that probably would cost these companies billio

President Trump pledges to help Chinese phonemaker ZTE ‘get back into business’

President Donald Trump pledged  to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE return to business, days after the company said it would cease “major operating activities” because of the US government’s recent trade restrictions, a dramatic shift in tone for a

Trump federal budget 2018: Massive cuts to the arts, science and the poor

President Donald Trump unveiled a budget plan that calls for a sharp increase in military spending and stark cuts across much of the rest of the government including the elimination of dozens of long-standing federal programs that assist the poor,

Jared Kushner Delivers Critique of CNN to Time Warner Executive

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, met with a senior Time Warner executive in recent weeks and expressed the administration’s deep concerns about CNN’s news coverage, apparently.

Highlights of Sen Marco Rubio’s Economic Plan

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) had a rough time after he stirred a backlash among conservative Republicans with his quest to revamp the country’s immigration laws.