Month: April 2019

Texas turning blue?

President Trump is in a dead heat with four Democratic presidential candidates in GOP-leaning Texas, according to a new Emerson College poll. The poll, released Monday, shows Trump in close races in hypothetical general election matchups in Texas with former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Trump says he will declassify FBI’s prove documents and much more

President Donald Trump committed Thursday to declassifying a slew of records related to the Russia probe “and much more.” Trump said in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity that he was “glad” he waited to declassify the documents until after the end of the special counsel’s investigation.

Boom! GDP at 3.2%

The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the first quarter and posted its best growth to start a year in four years. First-quarter gross domestic product expanded by 3.2%, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday in its initial read of the economy for that period. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected growth of 2.5%. It was the first time since 2015 that first-quarter GDP topped 3%.

Trump defends Charlottesville comments

TheHill.com Trump defends Charlottesville comments BY BRETT SAMUELS – 04/26/19 10:18 AM EDT 4,373 3,315 Just In… Critics accuse EPA of weakening pollution rule for Pentagon ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — 5M 21S AGO Congress must provide better regulation of alternative business lenders OPINION — 11M 45S AGO Bernie Sanders is hypocritical on most significant campaign issues OPINION — 26M 44S AGO Retired Dem lawmaker who advised Anita Hill: ‘I really want to know’ if Biden ‘sees women as equals’ CAMPAIGN — 28M 23S AGO VIEW ALL President Trump on Friday defended his comments in the aftermath of the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in which he said there was “blame on both sides” for violence that led to the death of a counterprotester.