Trump Says He Didn’t Know How ‘Popular’ Coronavirus Task Force Is

After reversing course on winding down the coronavirus task force, President Donald Trump said he didn’t realize Americans liked it so much. Speaking from the Oval Office on Wednesday afternoon, Trump came close to admitting that his plans to dissolve the task force were a mistake.  “I had no idea how popular the task force is until actually yesterday,” Trump […]

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Trump plans on forcing meat plants to stay open with new executive order under the Defense Production Act, despite severe coronavirus outbreaks

President Trump is reportedly planning to sign an executive order that would keep meatpacking facilities open as a potential shortage looms. Meat processing plants in several states have seen severe COVID-19 outbreaks, prompting some to close. Details remain scant on Trump's potential executive order, which would reportedly use the Defense Production Act to compel the companies to remain open as […]

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Layoffs hitting more white collar jobs — and even health care workers

First, it was bars, restaurants, hotels. And clothing stores, movie theaters, entertainment venues. And countless small businesses, from bookstores to barber shops. Now, the record-setting flood of layoffs unleashed by the viral outbreak is extending beyond the services industries that bore the initial brunt and are still suffering most. White collar employees, ranging from software programmers and legal assistants to […]

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White House to ease environmental rules delaying energy, infrastructure projects

Trump announces proposed National Environmental Policy Act regulations The new rule is called the ‘One Federal Decision’ Did Infrastructure Week 2020 come early? Continue Reading Below The White House announced Thursday that it is proposing a new rule to modernize environmental reviews that it says delay energy and infrastructure projects vital to U.S. economic success. The new rule called the "One Federal […]

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White House defends Melania Trump's public silence on president's tweet mocking Greta Thunberg

Time names Greta Thunberg its 2019 Person of the Year Magazine pushes climate change narrative by honoring teen activist; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ The White House is pushing back against claims that First Lady Melania Trump is being hypocritical for criticizing attacks on her teenage son Barron, but not her husband's attack on 16-year-old Greta Thunberg White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said […]

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White House announces it will not comply with 'illegitimate and unconstitutional' impeachment inquiry

White House reportedly planning to step up pushback against Democrats’ impeachment inquiry The State Department blocks Amb. Gordon Sondland from testifying in the House impeachment inquiry; reaction and analysis from David Catanese, senior politics writer for US News & World Report, and Fox News contributor Judy Miller, adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. The White House outlined […]

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White House releases video blasting Washington Post after outlet criticized Trump

Trump calls press stories fiction Attacks Axios, Washington Post reports. The White House released a video on Tuesday lashing out at The Washington Post after the venerable news outlet published a report claiming President Trump's summer was "lost" and that his advisers saw it as "a period of missed opportunity and self-sabotage." "Did the Amazon Washington Post take the summer off?" the White […]

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