Trump risks global trade war if he restricts imports of steel and aluminum

July 4, 2017

By invoking a rarely used law from the cold war era, Trump could limit imports of goods deemed critical to national defence and satisfy his America first policy Chinese and European diplomats have warned Donald Trump against reported plans to restrict imports of steel and aluminum a strategy that risks triggering a global trade war. By invoking a rarely used law from the cold war era, the US president could…

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States fight Trump commission’s effort to gather voters’ personal data

July 1, 2017

An effort to gather voters details to foreclose alleged impostor has been met with a fierce reaction, as nations fear an try at mass voter suppression An attempt by Donald Trumps letter sent to the states on Thursday, the commission on human rights vice-chair, Kris Kobach, asked for comprehensive directories including names of voters, homes, electing histories, party relationship, criminal autobiographies, armed status and more. The character did not spell…

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How the presidents American Tech Council should tackle reforming government tech

June 20, 2017

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) They will discuss five major topics: how Washington can better procure technology; adaptation of private technology to government problems; tech workforce improvement; an exchange program to bring more engineers into the government; and finally, H1B visas. Having served as a senior officer in the federal government (in both the Bush and Obama Administrations), and after working privately as a venture capital investor, try to act…

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Sean Spicer said to be seeking a new role away from press briefings

June 20, 2017

Those familiar with developments in the situation read Trumps press secretary has reached out to possible successors at the podium as he aims a most strategic role White House press secretary Sean Spicer is seeking to take on a most strategic persona that would give him a limited vicinity in the daily White House press briefs, according to a senior administration official and three beings familiar with the potential changes….

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Trump tells tech CEOs that Washington needs to ‘catch up with the revolution’

June 20, 2017

At a meeting with top tech chairwomen Trump promised a conversion of outdated federal engineering, which astonishingly still includes floppy disks Donald Trump called for cleaning conversion of the federal governments engineering during the first session of the American Technology Council, to be defined by exec tell Recode . Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, for example, called on the government to are benefiting from the type of commercial engineering that Amazon…

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Trump’s budget: major slashes to social programs but $1.6bn for the wall

May 23, 2017

Millions of people stand to lose Medicaid access, alongside strokes to welfare and food stamps, under a proposed budget that still has innumerable obstructions to jump Donald Trump will cuddle hardline right-wing economics on Tuesday with a plan that proposes swingeing strokes to social safety net programmes while allocating $1.6 bn to a border wall. Millions of people would lose access to Medicaid, the government insurance programme for the poorest…

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The Origin of Julian Assanges War on Hillary Clinton

May 23, 2017

There are plenty of ways to describe WikiLeaks role as a potential spoiler in the presidential race. Watching Julian Assange beam in to talk with Sean Hannity and tease election surprises to come, you might call it sinister, radically transparent, or damning but still compromised depending on your politics. Whatever happens in October, just dont call it a surprise. Since 2012 Assange, WikiLeaks founder and leader, has been confined to…

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Trump signs long-delayed executive order on cybersecurity

May 12, 2017

President Trump signed a executive order today commanding a review of the United States cybersecurity capabilities. Trump was initially set to sign the order shortly after his inauguration in January and held a press conference on the issue, but ultimately delayed the signing. The version of the order signed today bears some similarity to the earlier draft, but does contain some notable changes. For instance, the order puts responsibility for…

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Climate marches draw hundreds of thousands on Donald Trumps 100th day in office

April 30, 2017

Hundreds of millions of demonstrators rallied in municipalities around the country tagging President Donald Trumps 100 th date in bureau with protests against his environmental policies. In Washington, organizers of the climate march calculated some 200,000 people established up to march, blocking wall street and snarling transaction on a sweltering date where temperatures threatened to break records. The #ClimateMarch in Washington DC is moving through wall street, and it is…

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US considers banning laptops on flights from UK airports

April 25, 2017

All travellers from Europe could front ban aimed at outwitting terrorists who want to smuggle explosive devices in consumer items The Trump administration is considering barring fares flying to the US from UK airfields from carrying laptops, roots have told the Guardian. The proposed banning would be similar to one already impose restrictions on travellers from various Middle Eastern countries. British officials understand that their US equivalents are looking at…

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