According to The International Business Times, House Speaker Paul Ryan collected nearly $500,000 in campaign contributions from Charles Koch and his wife after helping pass a massive tax reform law. According to a recent campaign finance report filed Thursday, Koch and his wife Elizabeth each donated $247,7000 to Ryan’s joint fundraising
British PM Theresa May confirms the cracks in the U.K.’s so-called “special relationship” with the U.S., after Trump scrapped a planned visit to London. Trump’s decision not to attend next month’s opening of the new U.S. Embassy building has left speculations that he might be annoyed at reports that he won’t be invited
The blame for financial meltdowns often focuses on irresponsible traders and greedy bankers. But politicians, whose policies sometimes fan the flames, deserve scrutiny as well, according to a fascinating analysis of booms and busts since the 18th century by Jihad Dagher, an economist at the IMF. The research serves as
According to The Washington Post, Donald Trump is “furious” with White House chief of staff John Kelly after Kelly told a group of Democratic lawmakers that some of Trump’s campaign promises on immigration were “uninformed.” Trump thought Kelly’s comments made him look like he was giving into the demands of Democrats.
If President Donald Trump and the Republican Party were already worried about defending their majorities in the House and Senate come November, they will now have another major factor to contend with: Barack Obama. The former president enjoyed a busy year since leaving the White House but has largely stayed under the radar.