No matter how bad the outbreak might turn out to be, politicians will find a way to make it worse.
Barr's big complaint is that the president is so overt with the sleazy pressure.
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The administration also plans to move $2.2 billion originally earmarked for purchasing vehicles, ships, and aircraft to cover wall construction costs.
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Corporate Socialism? Bill Barr's Suggestion That the U.S. Should Buy Nokia or Ericsson To Counter China Is a Terrible Idea.
If the only way to beat China is to become like China, then we've already lost.
And whether it balances at all depends on some creative accounting. Meanwhile, it proposes $2 billion in new spending on the border wall.
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Trump Admitted His Trade Policies Have Hurt Manufacturing Jobs in His State of the Union, but You Probably Missed It
American manufacturing has been in a recession for the past year.
The president likes things big, so that apparently applies to government budgets too.
The framers of the Constitution were quite right that wars should be difficult to start and easy to end.
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Civilian deaths are also on the rise, and it's increasingly obvious that there is no clear strategy for the U.S. to "win" its longest military conflict.
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The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for pregnant women to enter the country as tourists since they might give birth while here.
Republicans might rue that mistake when Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders inherits Trump's beefed-up trade authority.
Few people are buying the U.S. government's unconvincing explanations about "imminent" threats.
Trump's Trade Deal With China Is Better Than a Trade War With China. But a $200 Billion Question Remains.
Unless the tariffs are lifted, the "Phase One" trade deal might not accomplish much beyond empowering China's communist regime to tighten its grip on free markets.
The Trump administration's "phase one" deal with China will keep many tariffs in place, but Democrats don't seem to have the guts to stand up for freer trade.
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Robert Wetherbee says steel tariffs might force his business to shutter. But instead of asking for the tariffs to be lifted, he wants special treatment.
Trump's Speech Confirms That Soleimani Strike Didn't Prevent Imminent Attack or Make Americans Safer
But what has the saber-rattling of the past week accomplished for the United States?
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"These U.S. tariffs have been completely passed on to U.S. firms and consumers," report economists from Princeton, Columbia, and the Federal Reserve.
'Active Disinformation' or 'Honest Mistake'? Story Shifts on Leaked Letter Saying U.S. Will Leave Iraq
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The vice president says assassinated Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was involved in the September 11 plot. That's as true as when Republicans said Saddam Hussein was.
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Without Evidence of 'Imminent' Attack on Americans, the White House's Justification for Killing Iranian General Seems Hollow
Reports now suggest that Trump took the unprecedented step of killing a foreign leader based on thin evidence of a threat and with an eye toward domestic politics.
The constitutional role of Congress is not to cheerlead a major escalation of a nearly 17-year-old conflict. It's to consider the best interest of the American people.
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Several dozen protesters tried to storm the American embassy in Baghdad in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in the country over the weekend.
That should be fairly obvious to anyone who has been following the news, but a new report from the Federal Reserve provides the empirical evidence.
The problem, as always, is that voters are likely to say they want Congress to balance the budget, but are less likely to back any specific ideas for doing so.
'This Should Never Happen to Another President Again,' Tweets Trump as House Preps for Impeachment Vote
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Despite a change in administrations, U.S. foreign policy in the 2010s stayed its wasteful, destructive course.
Will Republicans back a North American trade deal that prioritizes the interests of Democrats, labor unions, and protectionists?
This deal offers minimal relief for Americans, and it doesn't seem to address the thorniest issues between the two countries.
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Trump, big labor, and America's reputation as a trading partner emerge as winners, but free trade takes the loss in the USMCA.
Plus: corruption, corruption, runaway spending, and more corruption...
Deadlines near for the NAFTA rewrite and the China negotiations.
This is why we can't have serious conversations about government spending.
No number of NATO summits will re-energize an alliance against an enemy that went out of business nearly 30 years ago.
New Tariffs Scheduled for December 15 Won't Pressure China Into Making a Deal. Trump Should Cancel Them.
The set of tariffs scheduled for December 15 will hit a wide range of consumer goods from children's toys to laptops, gaming consoles, and other home electronics. They will be costly and ineffective..
Trump has authorized up to $16 billion in bailout spending this year, on top of $12 billion spent in 2018.