Trump resumes attack on the Fed as markets sink again

President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his attacks on the Federal Reserve in a Christmas Eve tweet, claiming the central bank doesn’t “have a feel for the Market,” and “the only problem our economy has is the Fed.” tweet Trump has been complaining for months about Fed monetary policy, claiming rising interest rates are putting […]

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James Mattis to depart Pentagon by January 1; Trump to name acting Defense Secretary

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that Defense Secretary James Mattis will depart the Pentagon by January 1, a date earlier than anticipated after his stunning resignation, and will appoint Patrick Shanahan — the agency’s number 2 official — as acting Secretary. The president’s announcement, made via Twitter, comes days after Mattis stunned Washington by […]

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