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Economic Worries Drop Trump Approval Rating 6 Points

President Trump’s approval rating dropped 6 points in a new poll as Americans voice concerns about the economy. Trump’s approval rating fell to 38 percent after July’s career-high 44 percent approval, based on the ABC News–Washington Post poll released Tuesday. The survey also found that 46 percent of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the […]

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Jobs Report Cut In Half, Only 96K Added In Private Sector

U.S. employers added a modest 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that global economic weakness and President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may have begun to slow hiring. The job gains were lifted by the temporary hiring of 25,000 government workers for the 2020 Census. Excluding all government hiring, businesses added 96,000 jobs, the […]

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Pentagon Moves $3.6 Billion To Fund Border Wall

The Pentagon on Tuesday announced it would use $3.6 billion in military construction funding to pay for President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall. The move, which was authorized by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, will impact 127 different construction projects, Department of Defense officials told reporters. Officials said that half of the money — $1.8 billion […]

AOC Mocks Straight Pride Marchers For Lack Of Women

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Saturday called out participants in Boston’s “Straight Pride Parade,” saying it should have been called the “I-Struggle-With-Masculinity” parade. “For men who are allegedly so ‘proud’ of being straight, they seem to show real incompetence at attracting women to their event,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a tweet accompanied by a video showing […]