A Judge Upheld a House Subpoena to Obtain Trump’s Financial Records. Now What?

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is one step closer to obtaining President Donald Trump’s financial records–but the end might still be just out of sight. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta upheld the Committee’s subpoena on Monday, arguing that it has the authority to examine Trump’s records. But what happens next? Both sides have agreed […]

Trump Slams Fox News for Hosting Mayor Pete Buttigieg Town Hall

Fox News town halls are becoming a media opportunity of choice for many of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, and President Donald Trump is not a fan. Hours before South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg was to appear on the network on Sunday, Trump took to Twitter to criticize the network for “wasting airtime” with the […]

Trump’s Presidency Is Hurting His Hotel Business

Donald Trump the president seems to be damaging the reputation of Donald Trump the business owner. The Trump National Doral Miami, which was once the biggest moneymaker in his business empire has seen net operating income drop 69% in the past two years, reports The Washington Post. A tax consultant hired by the hotel says […]

Trump Wants Astronauts Back to the Moon by 2024. Here’s How He Plans to Pay for It

President Donald Trump wants NASA astronauts back on the moon in 2024–55 years after the first moon landing and 52 years since the last American mission to the moon. But this ambitious plan is going to be costly: in the budget amendment sent to Congress on Monday, the administration requested a $1.6 billion “down payment”–in […]

These Are the U.S. Goods Affected by China Tariffs

Three days after President Donald Trump announced an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods, China is retaliating. It announced Monday that it will increase tariffs on a range of U.S. goods on June 1. The announcement closely followed a series of taunting tweets from Trump. “Their [sic] is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to […]

How to Invest During a Trade War

President Trump wasn’t bluffing. On Friday, the Trump administration followed through on its threat to raise import tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%, escalating long-simmering trade tensions between the U.S. and China to an unprecedented level. While some would claim this a necessary maneuver in the President’s quest to […]

The Highs and Lows of Donald Trump’s Approval Rating

During the weeks leading up to the Mueller report release, President Donald Trump experienced the highest approval ratings of his presidency. The most recent Gallup poll, conducted between April 17 and 30, put Trump’s rating at a high of 46%–a one percentage point increase from his previously held high of 45%, when he first took […]

Did Donald Trump Lose More Than $1 Billion On Purpose?

How do you lose more than a billion dollars? The New York Times announced that it had ten years’ worth of Donald Trump’s tax data from official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts from 1985 to 1994. The news? Losses: almost $1.2 billion over the period and no federal income tax for eight out of the […]

Pelosi Says Trump Is Becoming ‘Self-Impeachable’

A day after saying President Donald Trump is “goading” Democrats to impeach him for the purpose of “solidify[ing] his base of supporters,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doubled down on her comments. While Pelosi still opposes introducing articles of impeachment against Trump, Pelosi said Wednesday that Trump is “becoming self-impeachable” due to his efforts to ignore […]

Trump Used the Same Tax Breaks as Amazon to Drastically Reduce His Own IRS Bill

President Donald Trump complains that large corporations, such as Amazon.com Inc., are shirking their tax responsibilities. Yet for at least a decade, Trump paid none or very little in federal income taxes by exploiting some of the same generous tax breaks that the online retail giant and others have used to reduce IRS bills. Trump’s […]