Day: April 13, 2018

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. Multiple outlets are reporting new details from former FBI Director James Comey’s forthcoming tell-all book about his experiences working […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

In the book, Comey describes Trump as being “untethered to the truth” and likens him to a mob boss and a bully. Comey also writes that Trump continued to ask him about unverified, salacious allegations that there was tape of him watching prostitutes urinate on each other in a Moscow hotel room in 2013. The […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross touted the benefits of U.S. trade with Latin America on Thursday in Peru and said the United States would not cede leadership in the region to “authoritarian countries.” Speaking at a business event before Friday’s start of the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Ross said that most Latin American […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Bannon told The Post that executive privilege “should be exerted immediately and retroactively,” which he said would create “a new legal battleground” for Trump to “protect himself from the investigation,” according to the report. So far, there are no confirmed signs that Trump is considering Bannon’s advice. Some Trump advisors are said to fear that […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Economists like to say the best cure for high prices is, high prices. In the case of oil in recent years, the saying often rings true. Years of elevated oil prices leading up to 2014, when Brent crude futures traded above $100 a barrel, helped drive efficiency in the industry and other energy sectors, but […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Getty Images Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles at the conclusion of his testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. Facebook shares, which closed at $163.87 on Thursday, have dropped more than 11 percent over the past […]