There is no doubt Jackson and Trump have similarities in their confrontational natures, blunt talk and fiery tempers. It is fascinating how the intellectual elites of Jackson’s time had the same level of contempt for the common man as the arrogant ruling elite have for the “deplorables” inhabiting the towns and hamlets of flyover America today.
In a report that may have sealed the fate of Trump's National Security Advisor, the DOJ warned the White House that Mike Flynn was potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail, the WaPo reports, and that the White House was aware of the matter.
The good news at the damaged Oroville dam is that the water level dropping rapidly ahead of the coming storm. The problem is that the erosion at the head of the emergency spillway threatens to undermine the concrete wall and allow large, uncontrolled releases of water.
After nearly a full month has passed since his original confirmation hearing back in mid-January, the Senate has finally voted to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker, Steven Mnuchin, as Trump's Treasury Secretary, adding one more official former vampire squid to the team of Trump's "Goldman Guys."
California officials have started preparations to plug a hole in the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam, including using rocks and sandbags, including helicopters dropping bags of rocks into the crevasse, to prevent any further erosion. Here are scenes from the site.
Among the press conference highlights between President Trump and PM Trudeau, the two leaders agreed on the need for greater infrastructure investment, a joint council to benefit women entrepreneurs in North America, a fight against drugs crossing the border, as well as a focus on the US immigration policy.
We discuss how Central Banks in England, Europe and Japan in concert with the United States has created the biggest levered up carry trade of all time in financial markets. The unwind of this trade is going to crash financial markets!
China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China was "seriously concerned and resolutely opposed", after Japan got continued U.S. backing for its dispute with Beijing over islands in the East China Sea during a meeting with Trump, adding that the islands had been China's inherent territory since ancient times.
Following a woefully belated response by California authorities' to the dangerous situation unfolding at the Lake Oroville Dam in Northern California over the weekend, an evacuation order forcing some 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the US remained in place early on Monday after residents were abruptly told to flee when a spillway appeared in danger of collapse.
Thousands of residents are evacuating the low-lying levels of Oroville and several areas downstream from Lake Oroville, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said after Officials announced they are "anticipating a failure of the Auxiliary Spillway at Oroville Dam within the next 60 minutes (5:45 p.m.)."