Trump is right to push back against Dems' investigations, Wall Street Journal columnist says

The politics of the battle of presidential power vs. legislative oversight President Trump vows to fight congressional Democrats’ subpoenas; reaction and analysis from the ‘Special Report’ All-Stars. Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley defended President Trump on Wednesday for pushing back against investigations by Democrats into the much debated and discussed Russia investigation. "I think the president has it right […]

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CBS-Viacom merger talks back on delaying Moonves replacement

Talks heating up on a possible CBS-Viacom merger: Charlie Gasparino FBN’s Charlie Gasparino says talks are heating up on a possible CBS-Viacom merger amid CBS’s search for a new CEO. The on-again off-again merger talks between CBS Corporation and Viacom are now on-again, and have delayed CBS's naming of a new permanent CEO to succeed Les Moonves, FOX Business has […]

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Gillibrand pushes back against progressive call to lower voting age

Kirsten Gillibrand releases tax returns Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on Tuesday appeared hesitant to jump on the progressive bandwagon to lower the voting age to 16. During a CNN Town Hall, Gillibrand was asked by an American University student if she would consider lowering the voting age due the increased involvement of young people in politics. “I don’t know,” Gillibrand […]

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Aussie retailers bounces back with better than expected sales

Australian retailers performed better than expected in February, figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show, with food, clothing and household goods sales all helping the sector bounce back from a poor start to the year. Retail turnover was better than expected. Credit:Sasha Woolley Amid ongoing gloom caused by low wage growth and the softening housing market, total retail sales […]

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Trump, GOP fire back after Dems block disaster relief bill: 'Washington has reached a new low'

President Trump heads to Alabama to tour disaster areas, meet with first responders and tornado victims Senate Democrats' decision on Monday to block a disaster aid bill was itself an avoidable legislative disaster, Republicans including President Trump charged, as the move threw long-sought additional relief for victims of hurricanes, floods and western wildfires into limbo. Democrats said they rejected the bill because […]

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McCormick Bounces Back

Investors had concerns heading into McCormick's (NYSE: MKC) fiscal first-quarter earnings report after the spice and flavorings specialist announced a rare sales-growth slowdown in the prior selling period. Management said those softening results weren't a reflection of weaker demand but were instead tied to temporary inventory issues at a major retailing partner. Still, investors braced for the potential that sales […]

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Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Jamie Dimon after Green New Deal criticism

Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal isn’t ‘feasible’: ClearView’s Kevin Book Kevin Book, managing director of ClearView Energy Partners, gives his outlook on oil and discusses the problems surrounding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday fired back at Jamie Dimon after the JPMorgan Chase chief executive criticized the Green New Deal, a cornerstone of the New York […]

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Paul Ryan walks back assertion that Dem could defeat Trump in 2020

Then-House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on April 11, 2018, that he wouldn’t seek re-election. (Reuters/Joshua Roberts) The former House speaker Paul Ryan walked back comments he made earlier in the week that President Trump could lose the 2020 vote to a Democrat over his personality. Ryan, who left the House after Republicans lost the majority in November, reportedly said during a […]

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