Tag: Trump

Debating How Much a Biden Presidency Breaks From Trump

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Should Joe Biden win the presidential election, some of his policies may not look like those of past Democratic presidents, who tended to favor free trade and expanded immigration. Quite the opposite — some of his proposals might bear a passing resemblance to those of President Donald Trump, differing mainly in terms of degree and implementation. Bloomberg Opinion columnists Conor Sen and Noah Smith, both of whom have written about Biden’s agenda, met recently online to debate.   Conor Sen: Something we’ve both noticed is that on trade, Biden is largely affirming President Donald Trump’s approach to shift

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Trump and Barr Discard Law, Morality and Honor

(Bloomberg Opinion) — As the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, Geoffrey Berman sat atop one of the most powerful and independent perches in federal law enforcement. His office has long held dominion over the most significant white-collar crime cases in the country. It has taken on terrorists and organized crime. And sometimes it has investigated or prosecuted people close to the president of the United States.

Berman’s team took down President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, in 2018 on charges of tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations involving hush money payments to two women who said they had

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Trump to consider lifting some coronavirus restrictions after 15-day period ends, Kudlow says

President Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday the White House is planning to re-examine some of the restrictions that were put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the U.S. enters its second week of minimal economic activity.

“There’s no question we have to think seriously. I would say, after the 15-day period is over, which I guess ends after this weekend, we will take another look at targeting areas that are safe enough,” Kudlow told FOX Business’ Stuart Varney.

As American life essentially comes to a standstill, the economy has been beset by plummeting

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