Trump Treasury pick diverges from GOP playbook – Politico

Trump Treasury pick diverges from GOP playbook – Politico

Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Treasury secretary, appears at his Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO By Zachary Warmbrodt and Katy O’Donnell 01/19/17 11:45 AM EST Updated 01/19/17 02:40 PM EST Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin diverged from congressional Republicans Thursday on key policy issues, signaling a […]

Commerce nominee Ross says top priority is renegotiating NAFTA – Washington Post

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross singled out changes to the nation’s free trade agreement with Mexico and Canada on Wednesday as “the first thing” he would address if confirmed to lead the Commerce Department in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Speaking before the Senate commerce committee, Ross argued that the United States should open its economic borders […]

Ukrainian President Confident US Ties Will Continue – Wall Street Journal

DAVOS, Switzerland—Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he hopes to meet U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Washington next month and that he believes the incoming administration will continue to support Ukraine. Mr. Trump has taken a number of positions that have caused concern in Ukraine, which has been embroiled in a conflict… Ukrainian President Confident […]

GM to invest $1 billion in US after pressure from Trump – USA TODAY

GM to invest $1 billion in US after pressure from Trump – USA TODAY

CLOSE x Embed x Share GM has announced plans to invest $1B in the U.S. Wochit General Motors headquarters in Detroit.(Photo: GM Photo) General Motors said today it will invest an additional $1 billion at several plants in the U.S., a move that comes just a week after President-elect Donald Trump’s latest tweet critical of […]

Wal-Mart to Create 10000 U.S. Jobs in Nod to Trump – Fox Business

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, a sign that even the country’s largest private employer feels the need to tout American job growth ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Continue Reading Below The jobs will come from previously planned store openings, store expansions and new e-commerce […]

Trump Team Shunning Davos Meeting of World’s Economic Elite – Bloomberg

Donald Trump won’t send an official representative to the annual gathering of the world’s economic elite in Davos, taking place next week in the days leading up to his inauguration, although one of the president-elect’s advisers is slated to attend. Former Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn, a regular attendee in the past, told the group […]

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