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  • Kudlow suggests entitlement reform is coming

    09/18/2018 11:17:23 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 56 replies
    CNBC ^ | 9-18-18 | Jacob Pramuk | @jacobpramuk
    President Donald Trump's top economic advisor has given Democrats fresh ammunition for one of their most used midterm attacks. Asked Monday if the Trump administration would address "entitlement reform," White House chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow said it will "probably" look at "larger entitlements" next year. Entitlement reform generally refers to changes or cuts to large government social programs such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid or food stamps.
  • Larry Kudlow says he 'didn't know' party guest was publisher of white nationalist commentary

    08/21/2018 7:38:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/21/2018 | By DEVIN DWYER and TARA PALMERI
    National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, the top economic adviser to President Trump, confirms a Washington Post report that he hosted at his home last weekend a controversial publisher linked to white nationalist commentary. Peter Brimelow, the publisher, founded the anti-immigration website Vdare.com. The site has become a forum for hard-line conservative views on race and immigration. "I don't regard us as a 'white nationalist' site although we certainly publish a few writers I would regard as 'white nationalist' in that they stand up for whites just as Zionists, Black Nationalists do for Jews, Blacks etc," Brimelow told the Harvard...
  • Memo To President Trump: Listen To Larry Kudlow And Fix The Unfair Capital Gains Tax

    08/01/2018 9:00:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    IBD ^ | 08/01/2018
    A few months before he became President Trump's top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow wrote a column urging Trump to index capital gains taxes to inflation. Thankfully, the Trump administration appears to be listening. Not only would indexing fix a glaring problem in the tax code, it would add still more juice to the economy. In a column published by IBD last August, Kudlow called the lack of inflation adjustment for capital gains taxes "an unfair and misguided policy that punishes risk and success." He said Trump "should use his executive authority — as he so often has to drain the...
  • Larry Kudlow: E.U. now backs Trump's trade fight with China

    07/26/2018 11:04:27 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, July 26, 2018 | S.A. Miller
    President Trump’s chief economic adviser said Thursday that European Union Commission President Jean Claude Juncker pledged to back the U.S. trade fight against China. The commitment to take on China’s trade abuses was made as part of the breakthrough zero-tariff deal struck this week by Mr. Trump and Mr. Juncker, said Larry Kudlow, director of the president’s National Economic Council. “The United States and the E.U. will be allies in the fight against China, which has broken the world trading system,” Mr. Kudlow said on Fox Business Network’s “Varney & Co.” He said that China attempted to enlist the E.U....
  • Fact Check: Is the Deficit 'Coming Down Rapidly' as Larry Kudlow Claimed?

    06/30/2018 8:25:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 06/30 | HOLMES LYBRAND
    On Fox Business Channel Friday morning director of the United States National Economic Council Larry Kudlow claimed that the deficit “is coming down, and it’s coming down rapidly.” He said: "As the economy gears up, more people working, better jobs and careers, those revenues come rolling in. And the deficit—which is one of the other criticisms—is coming down, and it’s coming down rapidly. Growth solves a lot of problems. You’ve heard me say this for a very long time." While job growth continues to show strong numbers and revenues have increased from last year, is it inaccurate to suggest that...
  • US about to slap disobedient European firms with sanctions over Russian gas project

    06/11/2018 12:54:11 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 18 replies
    RT ^ | June 2018 | Jonathan Ernst
    The White House is on the verge of introducing penalties against companies engaged in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which will deliver Russian natural gas to the EU across the Baltic Sea. Apart from Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom, the project is being undertaken by German energy firms Wintershall and Uniper, French multinational Engie, British-Dutch oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell, and Austrian energy company OMV. Initially, Gazprom's European partners were planning to become stakeholders in the Nord Stream 2 AG, which is registered in Switzerland. However, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Poland’s...
  • Time for Europe to fill US vacuum, says ex-Danish PM [Helle Thorning-Schmidt]

    06/11/2018 10:32:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 85 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 06/11/2018 16:43 | Eric Maurice
    “Keep calm and carry on.” In the wake of a disastrous G7 summit where US president Donald Trump all but broke off the Western alliance, the EU should stay cool and prepare to take over global leadership. That is the message on Monday (11 June) by a former member of the EU leaders club, Helle Thorning-Schmidt. “The US is leaving a vacuum. And who should step in? For me, it is completely obvious, it is Europe’s time to step in,” the former Danish prime minister said at an event in Brussels. “That’s where our new next opportunity is,” she said,...
  • The G7 Summit: Trump’s Reykjavik Moment

    06/10/2018 5:35:08 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 15 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Someone really needs to relieve John McCain of his I-phone. – The guy whose rejection by the American people gave us Barack Hussein Obama got all upset on Saturday over President Trump’s refusal to bow to our Euro-Canadian betters at the G7 summit, and decided to send the following tweet: John McCain ✔ @SenJohnMcCain To our allies: bipartisan majorities of Americans remain pro-free trade, pro-globalization & supportive of alliances based on 70 years of shared values. Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn’t. 7:55 PM - Jun 9, 2018 There...
  • Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack,Trump tweet now

    06/11/2018 5:40:24 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 25 replies
    Trump Tweet | June 11,2018
    Trump tweet, Kudlow in Walter Reed
  • White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump tweets

    06/11/2018 5:41:28 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 18 replies
    CNBC ^ | 6/11/2018
    Breaking now
  • I'm done with Mark Levin

    06/11/2018 4:41:57 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 115 replies
    EEE | 11 JUNE 2018 | EEE
    Mark Levin calling Trump's trade and economic advisers "idiots" in the first hour. Then he drones on and on about how having a trade deficit is supposed to be good for consumers and belittling other conservative talk radio hosts as "It depends" rather than discussing free markets. Does he not know that this is a negotiation tactic of Trump and the goal here is to make trade policies better for everyone involved? Of course he doesn't, because at heart he's a Never Trumper who is secretly hoping Trump fails so that some massive conservative movement will rise up and elect...
  • Kudlow warns WTO won’t determine US policy as summit nears

    06/06/2018 3:28:34 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/06/18 | Niv Elis
    The president’s top economic adviser on Wednesday implied that the U.S. may not abide by any rulings from the World Trade Organization (WTO), a tough signal ahead of a Group of Seven summit this weekend where Trump is expected to face a backlash from allied leaders over his protectionist trade agenda. “International, multilateral organizations are not going to determine American policy,” White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told reporters at a press briefing organized to preview President Trump’s trip to Canada for the G-7. The comments paint an unyielding stance on trade as the president prepares to meet...
  • Larry Kudlow Suffers ‘Very Mild’ Heart Attack

    06/11/2018 9:42:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | 06/12/2018 | By Jim Tankersley and Maggie Haberman
    Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s top economic adviser, suffered a heart attack on Monday evening and was at Walter Reed Medical Center, Mr. Trump said in a tweet. Mr. Kudlow, 70, who has referred to himself as a “happy warrior” in counseling Mr. Trump on trade and economic policy, joined Mr. Trump’s team in March as the director of the National Economic Council. “Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack. He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center,” Mr. Trump tweeted, just before a meeting in Singapore...
  • Larry Kudlow Suffers A Heart Attack

    06/11/2018 5:38:48 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 69 replies
    twitter.com ^ | 11 Jun 2018 | Donald J. Trump ‏
    Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack. He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center.
  • Larry Kudlow: Trudeau’s Press Conference Was Sophomoric Political Stunt

    06/11/2018 10:49:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/11/2018 | Karen Townsend
    Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s Director of the National Economic Council, must have drawn the short straw because he was the designated defender of Trump’s withdrawal from the G7 communique on Sunday morning political chat shows. I watched him being interviewed on Jake Tapper’s CNN show State of the Union and on CBS’s Face the Nation. He came off both articulate and consistent in his criticism of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s performance during a post-G7 press conference Saturday.Kudlow is right to speak out about Trudeau’s display of poor judgment. Trudeau is not exactly known for his own stellar decision-making...
  • Larry Kudlow: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us in Back'

    06/10/2018 8:39:02 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 10 June 2018 09:23 AM | Newsmax Wires
    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Sunday for what he called “double crossing” President Trump with critical comments about U.S. trade policy. “He was polarizing. He really kind of stabbed us in the back,” Kudlow told Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “He did a great disservice to the whole G7,” he added. Trump was aboard Air Force One heading to an historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un when he issued a pair of tweets Saturday criticizing the G-7 host and stepping back from the generally positive tone that had...
  • Washington Post: China is winning Trump’s trade war

    05/21/2018 3:02:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/21/2018 | Heather Long
    It was easy to miss the U.S.-China trade statement that the White House released Saturday, right in the midst of royal wedding mania. But it's hard to hide that China looks as if it's winning President Trump's trade skirmish — so far. The statement said that, after several days of talks, the Chinese agreed to “substantially” reduce the United States' $375 billion trade deficit with China and that the details would be worked out later. It was noticeably vague. Notice China didn't agree to a specific amount. On Friday, Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, was telling reporters that the...
  • Exclusive: Peter Navarro pushed Stefan Halper for Trump job

    05/21/2018 2:12:30 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 25 replies
    Axios ^ | 5-21-18
    President Trump's top trade adviser, Peter Navarro, recommended appointing Stefan Halper, an academic and suspected FBI informant on the Trump campaign, to a senior role in the Trump administration, Axios has learned. Behind the scenes: During the presidential transition Navarro recommended Halper, among other people, for ambassador roles in Asia. A White House official said Halper visited the Eisenhower Executive Office Building last August for a meeting about China.
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    05/18/2018 10:39:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 18, 2018 5:26 PM | Paul Wiseman and Kelvin Chan
    China is sending conciliatory signals as U.S. and Chinese negotiators meet in Washington to try to head off a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Beijing has dropped an anti-dumping investigation into imported U.S. sorghum, which it had accused the United States of unfairly subsiding. It has also given approval for a U.S. private equity firm to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business. Those gestures could suggest a thaw with the U.S. as trade talks went on for a second day Friday in Washington. “China has come to trade,” Larry Kudlow, the top White House economic adviser, told reporters....
  • Larry Kudlow Defying Critics, Cleaning House

    05/16/2018 6:58:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/16/2018 | Paul Ingrassia
    Larry Kudlow, who took over as director of the National Economic Council (NEC) after Gary Cohn's departure last month, is so far demonstrating extraordinary leadership in being able to reconcile the disparate factions within the Trump administration, all the while promoting growth-centered policies that would only strengthen an economy already in its best shape in years. Naturally, Mr. Kudlow's transition to his current role was made easier by inheriting an economy rejuvenated by one of the largest across-the-board tax cuts and reforms in modern American history. Unemployment has reached its lowest point in nearly two decades; wages are up categorically;...