French President Emmanuel Macron said that "my deep wish" is for a trade agreement between the U.S. and China. "What's bad for the world economy is uncertainty and the quicker an agreement is arrived at, the quicker that uncertainty will dissipate," he said. … [Read more...] about Trump Voices New Optimism for a China Trade Deal
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But the tweets from Trump did not explicitly say he supported it — and in this era of governing, that matters, because one person speaks for the president, and that’s him. (You might notice that press releases from folks like House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy did not say they would support the bill — a nod to the fact that Trump could change his mind.) The leadership in both parties had expected a more forceful endorsement from Trump, several sources told us. … [Read more...] about Will Conservatives Support Trump’s New Budget Deal? Will Trump?
It is impossible to overstate what a sea change the end of the Board of Estimate has meant for New York City politics. Soon after its demise, the city passed a generous campaign-finance program which took big money out of politics. Term limits came soon after that. It ain’t Shangri-la, but it would be hard to find a cleaner, more dynamic, more progressive, and less corrupt big city in America. There are still bad actors, to be sure, but relatively little systemic fraud. The political bosses are gone, relegated to appointing judges and, maybe, if they are lucky, getting an ally elected Speaker of the City Council. In the days of the Board of Estimate, writing about New York City politics as politics was hard; there just wasn’t that much going on, as old men held on to their seats until they died or were hauled out of office in handcuffs. … [Read more...] about Not That Long Ago, New York City Really Was Run From a Smoke-filled Backroom
Just spoke with GMJR about the trade deadline. I dare say he was more candid than usual. He’s ready to make a deal and offered a lot of information about what he’s willing to give up and what he wants. Here’s what he had to say: https://t.co/ycJpoi2klJ … [Read more...] about ‘I’m Open To All Options,’ Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford Looking To Make A Deal Before NHL Trade Deadline
He will tour and give remarks at the Dana Inc. facility in the Detroit suburb of Warren on Thursday, a day after he holds a signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal in Washington. The deal to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement passed on bipartisan votes in Congress, scoring the president a political victory amid his Senate impeachment trial. … [Read more...] about Trump to visit Michigan factory to tout trade agreement