There is over a month left until Trump's inauguration, and the President-elect's hard-hitting negotiating style may have scored yet another economic victory: according to a statement issued by Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major Apple Inc supplier, the company said it was in preliminary discussions to expand its operations in the United States.
One year after narrowly losing to Angela Merkel (and tied with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi), Donald Trump has finally won the 2016 Time "Person of the Year Award", the person - or idea - who according to the magazine has most influenced the news and the world in the past year, for good or ill.
Under the twisted premise of losing the popular vote and "no taxation without representation", TIME's Mark Weston proclaims that the approximately 65 million Democrats who voted for Hillary Clinton should pledge "we won’t pay taxes to the federal government.. until democracy is restored."
"A new global financial panic will be one legacy of the Trump administration. It won’t be Trump’s fault, merely his misfortune... Since 2008, the largest banks in the world are larger in terms of gross assets, share of total deposits, and notional value of derivatives. Everything that was too-big-to-fail in 2008 is bigger and exponentially more dangerous today."
Newspapers across China are lashing out at the "Diplomatic Rookie" Trump with the People's Daily warning that "provoking friction and messing up China-US relations won't help 'make America great again.'"
"...the real threat to the First Amendment came from the Democrats' side more...The press tends to miss that because they tend to lean that way too charitably, and therefore they were supporting what they were viewing..."
Donald Trump sold all of his shares in companies in June, according to a Trump spokesman, a move that would have raised substantial cash ahead of the presidential election and could ease concerns about potential conflicts of interest.
The Michigan Republican Party filed emergency motions with the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals early on Tuesday, seeking a stay of a federal judge's order that started a statewide presidential recount in Michigan on Monday, even as another potentially "dealbreaking" snag has emerged to Jill Stein's recount effort.