Can Trump Use the FEMA Wireless Emergency Alerts Like Twitter?

President Donald Trump loves to talk directly to the American people, usually via his Twitter account with early morning streams of consciousness that can create headaches for his own administration, not least his communications team. But will he be brazen enough to use a federal disaster warning system capable of texting every person in America…

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Under Trump, the jobs boom has finally reached blue-collar workers. Will it last?

A worker packages a safe at the Liberty Safe & Security Products Inc. manufacturing facility in Payson, Utah, on Aug. 29, 2018. (George Frey/Bloomberg) Blue-collar jobs are growing at their fastest rate in more than 30 years, helping fuel a hiring boom in many small towns and rural areas that are strong supporters of President…

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After Trump Rants, Top GOP Senator Asks FTC to Re-Open Google Antitrust Probe

Image: Google, Getty Just because President Trump’s baseless accusations of bias in Google search results are likely another sideshow doesn’t mean the search giant doesn’t have real political troubles. On Thursday, Senator Orin Hatch asked the Federal Trade Commission to take another look at whether Google is guilty of antitrust violations and unfair competitive practices.…

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Powell, Trump and Amazon Effect: What We Heard at Jackson Hole

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Why Trump is right about wanting to end quarterly earnings reports

President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that he’s asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to look at moving quarterly reporting for publicly-traded companies to a six-month schedule. Trump later told reporters that the idea was raised by Pepsico’s (PEP) outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi during a dinner held earlier this month with business leaders at his…

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Trump calls on regulators to consider changing how often companies must report earnings

President Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Thursday. (Andrew Harnik/AP) President Trump called on financial regulators Friday to consider allowing public companies to share information with investors less often, a potentially major shake-up of how corporate America operates. “That would allow greater flexibility & save money,” Trump said in a…

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Tim Cook & President Trump met for dinner yesterday, tariffs a likely topic of conversation

Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump met for dinner last night, according to a tweet from the president. While details of the meeting are unclear at this point, it’s likely that tariffs were a central point of conversation… Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip In a tweet ahead of the dinner last night, Trump explained…

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CEOs who quit Trump advisory boards after Charlottesville now among his dinner guests

In addition to the policy forum group, Trump also created a Manufacturing Advisory Council, whose members included the chief executives of companies like Boeing, International Paper and Johnson & Johnson. The manufacturing council was also disbanded in August of 2017, following a wave of public resignations from its CEO members in the wake of Charlottesville.…

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