Instead, President Donald Trump is finding that business leaders have been an irritant instead of an ally of his nascent presidency. Tech firms have slammed his executive order calling for a travel ban for certain refugees and residents of Muslim-majority nations, with 127 such firms signing onto an amicus brief to stop the order in court. Others are critical of his talk against trade, including promises to review President Barack Obama’s thawing of relations with Cuba. (more…)
Since taking office, President Trump has looked to fulfill some of his campaign promises by using executive orders. Here are the 19 orders, actions and memoranda he has signed so far: An order directing the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law. A memorandum instructing the Labor Department to delay implementing an Obama rule requiring financial professionals who are giving advice on retirement, and who charge commissions, to put their client's interests first. An order instructing agencies that whenever they introduce a regulation, they must first abolish two others. A memorandum to restructure the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council. A memorandum directing the Secretary of Defense to draw up a plan within ...
President Trump quickly announced his picks for key Cabinet and White House positions after the November election. The following are his selections – Cabinet nominees are subject to Senate confirmation. (more…)
The #IStandWithNigeria protesters have given the Federal government an ultimatum, May 29 2017 to meet its demands otherwise “the agitations will be louder and more intense.” In a statement released by Enough is Enough Nigeria Group and signed by “Nigerian Citizens,” on Monday, protesters called on the government to address its demands: Transparency, Security, Cost of Government, Social Justice and Corruption, and Power. (more…)
Rapper, Kanye West has deleted all his tweets about U.S President, Donald Trump. The husband father of two did so because he’s ‘unhappy with what Donald’s done during his first two weeks in office. (more…)