Category: Donald Trump

Uber CEO Backs Out of Saudi Conference After Suspected State-Sanctioned Murder of Washington Post Journalist

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said that he’ll pull out of a conference in Saudi Arabia called the Future Investment Initiative. The conference, known informally as Davos in the Desert, has become a focal point for people upset about the October 2 disa…

New York Times ‘bullish’ on newsletters as it launches free ‘pop-up’ missive to help explain US mid-term elections to foreigners

The New York Times is experimenting with a new “pop-up newsletter” that will look to report on the US mid-term elections in a way that explains the country’s politics to bewildered onlookers from outside America. Abroad in America will launch next week and run until mid-November. It is free to subscribe to and will be … Continue reading “New York Times ‘bullish’ on newsletters as it launches free ‘pop-up’ missive to help explain US mid-term elections to foreigners”

The Trump Administration Is Certain the Earth Will See a 7-Degree Rise in Temps by 2100

President Donald Trump has said that climate change is a hoax, but in a 500-page report issued last month, his administration asserted it’s indeed real—so real, in fact, that it foresees a seven degrees Fahrenheit rise in global temperatures by 2100. S…

Ford Lost $1 Billion of Profit Thanks to Trump’s Metal Tariffs: CEO

The metal tariffs imposed by Donald Trump are already hurting automakers like Ford. Ford CEO Jim Hackett says that his company has suffered huge losses thanks to the tariffs and it’s probably not going to get better if the trade disputes don’t let up.R…

Mercedes Is Going To Import Cars From India While Everyone Is Looking At China

President Donald Trump’s administration is laser-focused on trade with China, particularly by placing tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese-made goods. So while everyone’s looking there, cars are starting to be imported into the United …

Ford Plans to Stop Selling Chinese-Made Cars in the US, and Trump Thinks It Means They’re Going to Start Manufacturing Them Here Instead

In another stunning display of a fundamental misunderstanding of how the automotive industry works, President Donald Trump posted a tweet earlier on Sunday morning lauding a CNBC report that stated Ford’s intent to nix a plan to sell Chinese-made Focus…

‘Trump Is The Best Thing That’s Happened To The World,’ Bernie Ecclestone Says

2016's Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg and former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone are both wealthy, retired men. As such, you can imagine the great things they say. Bernie says that he loves dictators, that Donald Trump is doing a killer job …

Man charged with threatening Boston Globe staff after editorials condemning Donald Trump’s ‘war against the free press’

A man upset about the Boston Globe’s coordinated editorial response to US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media was arrested yesterday on charges he threatened to kill the newspaper’s journalists. Robert Chain began calling the Boston newsroom after the Globe appealed to newspapers across the country to condemn what it called a “dirty war … Continue reading “Man charged with threatening Boston Globe staff after editorials condemning Donald Trump’s ‘war against the free press'”

Harley-Davidson on Trump’s Trade War: ‘We Believe in a Fair Playing Field’

President Donald Trump and Harley-Davidson have been feuding ever since Harley said it was going to move some production overseas because of Trump’s trade war. But it’s been mostly one-sided, as Harley has repeatedly declined to comment on the situatio…