Fed chief reasserts independence in talks with Trump

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:30:16 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell reasserted the independence of the US central bank during White House talks with President Donald Trump on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Powell attended the meeting, which comes amid an unprecedented campaign of public attacks on the central bank, at the invitation of the president, and was joined by Treasury Secretary […]

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Pressure builds as Trump impeachment probe hears new claims

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 02:46:23 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Two top US diplomats delivered gripping testimony Wednesday about Donald Trump’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 rival Joe Biden, as the impeachment inquiry into the president shifted into a new phase of high-stakes televised hearings. Trump dismissed the probe in the Democratic-led House of Representatives as a “witch hunt” […]

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