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April 27, 2017 3:26 AM Trump says no plan to pull out of NAFTA ‘at this time’

Trump spoke with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late Wednesday afternoon after reports circulated during the day that the president was contemplating withdrawing from NAFTA. “President Trump agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time and the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to their required 18

April 26, 2017 10:41 PM Politics Isn't Costing ESPN

Many fine storytellers have lost their livelihoods. On Wednesday, ESPN said that the company would "implement changes in our talent lineup," and one by one, ESPN writers, anchors and TV reporters announced on Twitter that they'd been laid off. Veteran NFL reporter Ed Werder. Former NFL quarterback and studio analyst Trent Dilfer. Respected baseball writer 13

April 26, 2017 9:03 AM Trump’s 15% Corporate Tax Seen as ‘Gambit’ as He Unveils Plan

President Donald Trump’s expected call to slash the corporate tax rate to 15 percent -- a number that many economists say would boost the deficit so much that the cut would be short-lived -- may be less about policy and more about deal-making. “Is this an opening, somewhat unrealistic gambit to a negotiation?” asked James Sweeney, who leads the U.S. economics 23

April 25, 2017 9:13 PM Trump's billionaire friendly tax plan

Yarmuth: Trump won't get one dem vote on 'wall' Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of "Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author 17

April 23, 2017 11:00 AM Trump's First 100 Days: An 'Entry-Level' Presidency

President Trump delivers remarks at the Treasury Department Friday. He announced his intention to unveil a tax plan before his 100 days are up Saturday. With any new president, there's a learning curve. But for President Trump, it's been steeper than others. "Mount Everest" is how Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at the Miller Center at the University 6

April 23, 2017 7:12 AM French Presidential Elections: A Look at the Candidates

Paris: A far-right leader praised by Donald Trump; a scandal-hit conservative; a 39-year-old former investment banker; and a leftwing radical who campaigns by hologram — here are the leading figures bidding to become France's next president. Since becoming party leader in 2011, Le Pen has been on a drive to clean up the anti-EU, anti-immigration National 22

April 21, 2017 1:02 PM Marco Annunziata: What Will Human-Machine Collaboration Mean For Our Jobs?

Marco Annunziata: What Will Human-Machine Collaboration Mean For Our Jobs? GE's Chief Economist Marco Annunziata is optimistic about "the marriage of minds and machines" — provided we manage it the right way. Marco Annunziata is the Chief Economist at General Electric, where he is responsible for the global analysis that guides GE's business strategies 18

April 21, 2017 10:10 AM Mnuchin’s Talk of Tax Plan ‘Soon’ Stirs Markets and Skeptics

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent U.S. stock prices to a daytime high Thursday when he said the Trump administration will produce an ambitious plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code “soon.” But it’s not the first time the administration has promised an imminent plan, and the obstacles to a sweeping tax-code rewrite of the sort Mnuchin described Thursday 15

April 20, 2017 10:49 PM O’Reilly Factor Sharpened Conservatives’ Generational Conflict

I appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Fox News’s flagship evening program, hosted by the now-ousted Bill O’Reilly, in the summer of 2015. An average number of people tuned in that night — somewhere in the neighborhood of 2 million. My conservative friends, twentysomethings, many of them from reliably red states, were not tuned in. But their parents were. That’s 14

April 19, 2017 4:09 PM Is Trump Turning Globalist? Not So Fast

On economics, unlike foreign policy, Trump’s populism runs deep and has broader support In Western capitals and Washington’s punditocracy there was shock mixed with approval as President Donald Trump intervened in Syria’s civil war, reaffirmed the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and decided not to label China a currency manipulator 12