Trump goes on 12-tweet Twitter tirade

Key takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate Major Hollywood talent firm considering rejecting Saudi investment money: report Mattis says he thought ‘nothing at all’ about Trump saying he may leave administration fired off a dozen tweets on Tuesday, touching on a number of subjects and creating a series of headlines on a day where his…

Trump: ‘My biggest threat is the Fed’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday escalated his criticism of the Federal Reserve, calling the central bank his “biggest threat” because it is raising interest rates “too fast.” In an interview with Fox Business, Trump acknowledged the Fed’s political independence and said he hasn’t spoken with its chairman, Jerome Powell. But he said, “I’m not happy…

How Trump’s Trade War Is Driving China Nuts

Five years ago, China’s Xi Jinping rocked the Communist Party establishment by pledging to let markets play a “decisive role” in decision making. Reformists rejoiced as President Xi signaled a revival of Deng Xiaoping’s pro-capitalism revolution. Things haven’t gone as planned. First, Xi slow-walked steps to reduce China’s reliance on runaway credit, debt and an…

Opinion | This New York election is a test of whether bigotry is enough to …

When Democratic congressional candidate Antonio Delgado arrived in the hometown of his opponent on Saturday night, more than 250 people were waiting to hear him at the Elks Hall. Peter Volkmann, police chief of nearby Chatham, did the introduction, ticking off Delgado’s gold-plated résumé: Colgate University athlete, Rhodes scholar, Harvard Law School graduate. “We’re going…