The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.75% in an attempt to cool record high inflation. NBC News’ Brian Cheung explains how the rate hike will affect Americans.
Trump resented having to sign letters for US troops killed in Afghanistan during his presidency because he didn't want to 'attach his name to a war he disliked': book
"Aides were struck that he seemed rattled by the number of deaths involved," Maggie Haberman wrote of Trump's view of Afghanistan in her new book.
It works out to $93K per person.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily BeastFirst, she stopped FBI special agents from even glancing at the classified documents they recovered from Mar-a-Lago. Then she appointed a special court referee that former President Donald Trump wanted to slow down the investigation over his mishandling of classified documents.But now, it’s clear District Court Judge Aileen Cannon already knew the Department of Justice was ready to hand Trump back a ton of personal records six days before she cla
- Business Insider
Trump said the FBI found classified documents at his home because federal workers packed them. But emails Bloomberg got show boxes were already packed when movers arrived.
Emails show a GSA agent repeatedly telling Trump's team they can't use tax dollars to ship personal items, including gifts and a Trump painting.
The Georgia Republican accused the transportation secretary of trying to “emasculate the way we drive” by supporting electric cars.
- Miami Herald
And how does that compare to former Presidents Obama and Trump?
- The Wrap
The review was related to a serious fall the anchor and reporter had earlier this year in Amsterdam
- Motley Fool
Stimulus checks were a lifeline throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government authorized a total of three direct payments into people's bank accounts. Who is getting the huge $3,200 stimulus check?
(Bloomberg) -- A federal appeals court granted the US Justice Department’s request to expedite its challenge to the appointment of a so-called special master to review thousands of White House documents seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.The order Wednesday from the 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals didn’t immediately specify when arguments would happen -- or which judges would hear them -- but set a briefing schedule that wraps up on Nov. 17.Trump’s legal team had opposed putting the c
The Fox News host grew overexcited several times in a segment about the media dismissing his reporting of a Nord Stream conspiracy theory.
Not many people are buying this one.
Markets appear to be ignoring the Fed with traders seeing a pause in hikes early next year and rate cuts beginning in the second half of 2023.
- Business Insider
Michael Cohen says the Supreme Court would reveal its corruption if it agrees to intervene in Trump's dispute with the FBI over the seized Mar-a-Lago files
Cohen said that if the Supreme Court took up Trump's case, the justices on the bench would "have to go."
- The Daily Beast
AFP via GettyWhile Ukraine’s military has been successfully chasing Russian troops out of one territory after another, Vladimir Putin’s foot soldiers have apparently been turning their weapons on each other as the Russian leader’s “special military operation” continues to come apart at the seams in spectacular fashion.The Kremlin’s flailing bid to get an edge on the battlefield by deploying mercenaries from the Wagner Group—which now includes hundreds of prison inmates—has reportedly backfired a
- Motley Fool
Retirees have fought a losing battle with inflation this year, but big changes to Social Security in 2023 could help.
- Rolling Stone
The former president is hoping the court he stocked with conservatives can help prevent the DOJ from reviewing confidential material seized by the FBI
If you receive, or one day will receive, Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits—and that’s all of us, folks—you might want to pay closer attention to what’s being discussed here in Washington about these critical programs. A few lawmakers—in some cases elected by you to represent your best interests in Congress—are talking seriously about making major changes to them. Here’s some quick background: According to the Peterson Foundation, a nonpartisan analyzer of the federal budget, the so-called “Big Three”—Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, along with other mandatory spending programs for health programs—together gobbled up $3.7 trillion out of the government’s $5.9 trillion budget in fiscal year 2022, which ended Sept, 30.
- The Root
To the surprise of nobody, former President Donald Trump does not want the Department of Justice to be able to look into the full scope of classified documents seized during an FBI search at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Trump has filed an emergency request with the Supreme Court to get an independent arbiter for possibly more than 100 documents marked as classified, according to CNN.
When the last of three Economic Impact Payments (EIP) was issued by the IRS to qualified Americans, many individual states stepped in and used surplus budget funds to provide additional relief to...
- The New Voice of Ukraine
The Ukrainian military’s successful offensive in Kherson Oblast has created a dilemma for Moscow: to flee across the Dnipro River or stay and defend occupied territory, the UK’s Ministry of Defense said on Twitter on Oct. 6.