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Happy Presidents’ Day – President Chester Arthur’s Hamptons House Is For Sale

  POMPANO BEACH, FLA./ FEBRUARY 18, 2019 (STL.News) “Chester Arthur’s Summer White House” President Trump has Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, George W. Bush had his ranch in Crawford, Texas and his dad, George H. Bush, had an oceanfront estate in Kennebunkport, Maine. Special homes to escape from Washington, D.C. Chester A. Arthur, who was president … Continue reading Happy Presidents’ Day – President Chester Arthur’s Hamptons House Is For Sale

Federal Reserve News: Statement on Chair Powell’s, Vice Chair Clarida’s meeting with the President, Treasury Secretary

WASHINGTON (STL.News) At the President’s invitation, Chair Powell and Vice Chair Clarida joined the President and the Treasury Secretary for an informal dinner last night in the White House residence, to discuss recent economic developments and the outlook for growth, employment and inflation. Chair Powell’s comments in this setting were consistent with his remarks at … Continue reading Federal Reserve News: Statement on Chair Powell’s, Vice Chair Clarida’s meeting with the President, Treasury Secretary

President Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (AP) — President Donald Trump said “a lot of people” from the NFL have been calling and thanking him for signing legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system. Trump also said during an interview broadcast Sunday that he and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have set aside their differences over players … Continue reading President Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

Washington: With government open again, President Trump heads for Florida

PALM BEACH, FL (AP) — With the government open again, President Donald Trump at last headed Friday for a weekend at his happy place: his Mar-a-Lago private club on Florida’s southeastern coast. Trump typically spends many winter weekends at the Palm Beach estate, golfing at another nearby private club he owns and dining on an … Continue reading Washington: With government open again, President Trump heads for Florida

Washington: President Trump suspends arms treaty, citing Chinese, Russian threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China.  The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S. allies over potential new American missile deployments. … Continue reading Washington: President Trump suspends arms treaty, citing Chinese, Russian threats

Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Feb. 1, 2019 – Pelosi behind and above.  Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony.  A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting. When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address under divided government on Tuesday, he’ll be surrounded by these and other living … Continue reading Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address

Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Federal Reimbursement for Florida Panhandle

This is a Result of a One-On-One Meeting Governor DeSantis Had with President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Tuesday Marianna, FL – Jan. 27, 2019 – Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional reimbursement assistance for Hurricane Michael recovery expenses. On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Governor DeSantis met with President Trump one-on-one to discuss his … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Federal Reimbursement for Florida Panhandle

Washington State News: Federal Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Rule in 13 States and D.C.

Attorney General Ferguson is now 17-0 in litigation against the Trump Administration OLYMPIA, WA – Jan. 14, 2019 – A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Trump Administration birth control policy from going into effect in 13 states, including Washington, due to a lawsuit brought by those states’ attorneys general.  The judge also blocked … Continue reading Washington State News: Federal Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Rule in 13 States and D.C.

SEOUL, South Korea | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is ready for more talks with President Trump, but calls for removal of sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is ready for more talks with President Trump, but calls for removal of sanctions. By  Associated Press

WASHINGTON | Trump, Democrats hold firm to their views on border wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met Monday with his Homeland Security secretary and other officials to discuss border security issues as a partial government shutdown over his U.S.-Mexico border wall entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. Though both sides have traded offers over the dollars, they remain far apart on the wall. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, Democrats hold firm to their views on border wall

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks plunged Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 653 points following President Trump’s tweet attacking the Federal Reserve and its independence. Technology companies, health care stocks and banks took some of the heaviest losses in the broad sell-off. Trading volume was low as the market closed early ahead of the Christmas holiday shutdown. … Continue reading How major US stock indexes fared Monday

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sharply lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Stocks plunged Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 653 points following President Trump’s tweet attacking the Federal Reserve and its independence. The Dow Jones lost 2.9 percent and the benchmark S&P500 lost 2.7 percent after the president’s tweet expressing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sharply lower on Wall Street

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson, Director Chinn Commend President Trump, Congress for Finalizing Farm Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Today, Governor Mike Parson and Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn praised President Donald Trump for quickly signing the 2018 Farm Bill, also known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, into law. “Time and time again, farmers and ranchers are asked to produce more food with fewer resources,” said Governor Parson.  … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson, Director Chinn Commend President Trump, Congress for Finalizing Farm Bill

NEW YORK  | Consumer financial watchdog abandons name change plan

NEW YORK  — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to abandon a controversial renaming plan, in one of the first big decisions by its new permanent director. The CFPB will no longer pursue renaming itself the “Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection,” a change that had been sought by Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s acting director … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Consumer financial watchdog abandons name change plan

PORTLAND, Ore. | With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

United States | Press Availability at NATO Headquarters

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good evening, everyone. I want to begin this evening by expressing my condolences to the Bush family on the passing of a great man, President George H. W. Bush. He embodied literally the best of America in his devotion to public service and his ardent patriotism. My wife Susan and … Continue reading United States | Press Availability at NATO Headquarters

WASHINGTON | Case accusing Trump of profiting from his office moves ahead

WASHINGTON— The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland said they are moving forward with subpoenas for records in their case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte approved the legal discovery schedule in an order Monday. Such information would likely provide the first … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Case accusing Trump of profiting from his office moves ahead

LOS ANGELES | Lawyers want porn star to pay Trump $340K in legal fees

LOS ANGELES— Lawyers for President Trump want porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay them $340,000 in legal bills they claim they earned successfully defending Trump against her failed defamation claim. The attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they rang up big bills because of gamesmanship and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Lawyers want porn star to pay Trump $340K in legal fees

LOS ANGELES  | Court could deal blow to porn star, award Trump legal fees

LOS ANGELES  — Lawyers for President Trump want porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay them $340,000 in legal bills they claim they earned successfully defending Trump against her frivolous defamation claim. The attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they rang up big bills because of gamesmanship … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Court could deal blow to porn star, award Trump legal fees

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Bill Walker says he was in an office building elevator when an earthquake rocked Anchorage and southcentral Alaska and caused widespread damage. Walker said Friday he’s surprised the elevator did not stop. He says lights on the control board … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

NEW YORK | Fox disciplines employees who set up Trump aide appearance

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel said Tuesday that it is disciplining employees involved in an email exchange with an aide to President Trump’s former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to craft a “Fox & Friends” interview with the environmental chief last year. The emails showed one of Pruitt’s aides suggesting the interview, passing along “talking … Continue reading NEW YORK | Fox disciplines employees who set up Trump aide appearance

Federal Reserve News: Michelle W. Bowman sworn in as member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

WASHINGTON – Michelle W. Bowman took the oath of office on Monday as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  The oath of office was administered by Chairman Jerome H. Powell in the Board Room.  Ms. Bowman was accompanied by her husband and her two children. On April 16, 2018, … Continue reading Federal Reserve News: Michelle W. Bowman sworn in as member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System