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Obama To Receive $400,000 Speaking Fee At Cantor Fitzgerald Conference

Shortly after Barack Obama delivered his first (free) speech today since leaving the White House in Chicago before an audience of community organizers and other fans, Fox News' Charlie Gasparino reports that in what may be his first paid speaking arrangement, Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald's healthcare conference this September, setting the benchmark for how much an hour of the former president's time will cost going forward.

OMB Director Mulvaney Budgets "Leveraged" $200 Billion For Trump Infrastructure Plan

"The president wants a trillion dollars worth of work on the ground and we're going to give it to him," explained Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney this afternoon. By the magic of leveraged private investment (that is not buying back its own stock or stashing cash overseas), the Trump administration will transform a $200 billion line item into a trillion-dollar stimulus plan (but it won't be ready until the fall).

Stockman: We're Borrowing Our Way To Economic Disaster

"He has no idea what he’s talking about. He’s making it up as he goes along. Donald Trump is a tourist in the Imperial City of Washington D.C. He’s flipping, flopping and making it up as he goes."

Stockman: The Trump Reflation Fantasy Ends On Day 100

"In honor of the Donald’s “Mother of All Bomb” (MOAB) attack on the Hindu Kush mountains Thursday, let me introduce MOAD. I’m referring to the “Mother of All Debt” crises, of course... The opening round is coming when Washington goes into shutdown mode on April 28, which happens to be Day 100 of the Donald’s reign."

Trump May Send Up To 50,000 Troops To Syria

According to Bloomberg's Eli Lake, Trump may be on the verge of escalating the proxy war in Syria by sending anywhere between 10,000 and 50,000 troops on the ground, a move which many see as a potential precursor to a war involving the US and Russia.

Trump Backtracks; Confirms We "Have To Do Healthcare Before Tax Reform"

Bartiromo:  "But, do you have to do healthcare before tax reform?

Trump:  “Yes.  I’m saving a tremendous amount, hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars we’re saving on healthcare.  And all of that saving goes into the tax. If you don’t do that, you can’t put any of the savings into the tax cuts.”