Alan Rappeport

Alan Rappeport


Economic Policy reporter at The New York Times. Formerly @FT; @MarjorieDeane alum @TheEconomist @LSEECHist. alan.rappeport@nytimes.com. RT ≠ endorsement

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The N.B.A. and China are showing Signs of reconciliation via @SopanDeb 

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Mnuchin said he heard about the withdrawal of the Jessie Liu nomination two days ago. He would not comment on the reason, saying nominations are directed by Trump and withdrawals happen for many reasons.

Mnuchin touts truce with France and UK over digital services taxes, which he says they will not be collecting this year.

Mnuchin revisits the issue of the econ cost of climate change and said that it depends on the cost of carbon recapture in 20 years due to tech change. (Not the answer he gave Greta)

Mnuchin tells me he agrees with @lloydblankfein  that a President Bernie Sanders would ruin the economy: “I think Lloyd Blankfein couldn’t be more right.”

The Trump administration is big on deregulation, but new rules are coming for one dark area of finance: cryptocurrencies. w/ @jeannasmialek 

Chinese Telecommunications Conglomerate Huawei and Subsidiaries Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets

U.S. watchdog to investigate Trump’s farm bailout program

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Zuckerberg is not able to give a straight answer about whether Facebook tracks browsing activity after users log off.

STURGIS, S.D. —The founder of Bikers for Trump is mobilizing opposition to Harley-Davidson for making bikes abroad. But he's selling Trump T-shirts made in Haiti, because American shirts are too expensive.

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Create problem > fix problem > take credit > repeat

Republican senators send letter to Sec. Mnuchin asking him to unilaterally cut taxes for the rich

Trump just told everyone to go vote on November 28

Steven Mnuchin regularly says he has 100 people at Treasury crunching numbers that show tax cuts will pay for themselves. They say they've been sidelined and no such numbers exist.

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen planning to go to Davos during a national emergency crisis at the border -->

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