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Pentagon Tells N.A.T.O. Pay Your Way

“In an ultimatum to America’s allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year’s end or risk seeing the U.S. curtail its defense support” https://www.yahoo.com/news/pentagon-chief-mattis-makes-clear-us-committed-nato-135812034–politics.html That’s right. Pay up for your own military … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Kills Obamacare Tax

“The Trump administration is taking its first steps to put its imprint on the Affordable Care Act… IRS had announced that it would no longer process tax returns for people who fail to send a notice with their returns that … Continue reading

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“If Trump and Congress ‘botch’ tax cuts, GOP could lose House, Republican Steve Forbes warns”

“If they botch this thing on taxes,” Republicans could lose control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections, Forbes warned, putting Trump in the tough spot of having to work with Democrats who have not been shy at showing … Continue reading

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“A Year On, Japan Banks Cope With Negative Rates Thanks to Trump”

“Japan’s biggest banks have navigated through a year of negative interest rates and choppy financial markets with their profits intact, thanks at least in part to Donald Trump… Shares of the banks have climbed at least 18 percent since the … Continue reading

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“Trump: Getting Rid of Regulations to a Massive Extent”

Donald Trump to cut regulations by 75% or more

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“McDonald’s Quarter Could Make Investors Sick”

“The Golden Arches’ U.S. same-store sales reportedly fell 1.2% in the fourth quarter, according to a recent survey from Instinet analysts. The firm’s survey included 22 domestic franchisees with about 168 stores. For the first quarter, the aggregate expectation is … Continue reading

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Donald Trump to cut regulations by 75% or more

“President Donald Trump told business leaders on Monday he believes he can cut regulations by 75 percent or “maybe more.” At the White House with 10 senior executives, he repeated his campaign pledges to roll back corporate rules, arguing that … Continue reading

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