Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

Debt Soars Under President Donald Trump Tax Cuts | The Last Word | MSNBC

Published on Jun 26, 2018
Donald Trump said the national debt would destroy our country. Now he is expanding it. Ron Klain explains how Donald Trump and Republicans are contributing much more to the debt than President Obama. David Corn says Trump and Republicans want to add to the debt with more tax cut bills.

Why Robert Mueller ‘Following The Debt’ Scares Trump, Kushner | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Published on Mar 8, 2018
Ari Melber reports on the pressure building on Jared Kushner who Federal officials say has “significant financial entanglements” with a “foreign adversary” and could be using his White House job to deal with massive business debts. Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance explains why Mueller “has to be” following the debt.

NYT: Tax documents show Trump lost more than $1B in a decade

Published on May 7, 2019
President Donald Trump’s businesses reported losses of $1.17 billion from 1985 to 1994, The New York Times reported, citing information from tax documents from those years.

How China Is Changing Your Internet | The New York Times

Published on Aug 9, 2016
In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future.

Will China dominate science? | The Economist

Published on Jan 11, 2019
China is fast becoming a world leader in science, but should the world worry? Our deputy editor, Ed Carr, examines the impact of China’s scientific expansion.

Former deputy director at IMF says Trump’s idea that US can win trade war ‘complete nonsense’

Published on Apr 4, 2018
As China prepares to impose new tariffs on America worth £35 billion, Sky’s Ian King speaks to Desmond Lachman, a former deputy director at the IMF’s Policy Development and Review Department and Dr Rebecca Harding, economist and founder of Equant-Analytics, on the damage a trade war could do to both the US and the UK. Lachman says Trump is having to pay a “heavy price” for announcing a series of import tariffs on China and “should listen to the markets.” Trade fears caused Wall Street to open sharply lower on Wednesday and also weighed global stocks.

Columbia professor slams Trump’s tariffs on China

Published on Apr 16, 2018
Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs on why he disagrees with President Trump’s proposed tariffs against China and the problems he sees with the president’s tax reform plan.