Syndicated opinion columnist @washingtonpost, political/economic commentator @cnn, special correspondent @newshour. Previously econ reporter/theater critic NYT
Crude prices jump 18 percent after drone strikes halve Saudi oil output
Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources
One of Trump’s favorite political promises is a 2nd tax cut. But lawmakers in Congress -- who would need to develop and pass another reduction -- are more focused on making their first tax cut permanent
When Obama was president and the official economic statistics were good, Trump said they were fake. When Trump became president and inherited the exact same stats, suddenly they were real. Now that they’re turning south, they’re fake again.
If you're not disgusted enough: read this on how Arpaio's office botched 400 sex-crime cases, many involving kids
Love this photo of dogs watching a performance of Billy Elliott. They’re training to become service dogs, and they're practicing what it's like to help their handlers navigate through a theater.
GOP stole a SCOTUS seat from Obama; took away filibuster so that they could push through a pick without 60 votes; arranged for a sham FBI investigation when their pick was credibly accused of sexual assault; mocked the victim; and now can’t fathom why people might be upset
Real econ risk is if things go wrong, WH doesn't have a plan & doesn't have any competent personnel to come up with one. Trump's econ brain trust consists of a guy who plays an economist on TV, a nutcase the entire (real) econ profession has disowned, & the producer of LegoBatman