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Trump touts low African-American unemployment numbers in MLK Day tweet

President Trump took time on Monday to honor both the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his own inauguration three years ago by touting that the unemployment rate for African-Americans is the lowest in history.

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy

President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies.

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war

The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants “unfairly targets American companies.”

GOP lawmakers avoid Mexico tariff drama with D-Day ceremonies in France

The Allied invasion of the Normandy beaches in 1944 enabled some lawmakers to escape the U.S. Capitol 75 years later.

Larry Kudlow fires back at Cory Booker’s claim Obama deserves credit for economic recovery

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow fired back at Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sunday after the Democratic presidential candidate said President Trump was “taking credit for a recovery that started under Obama.”

White House cancels Major League Baseball’s Cuba deal

The Trump administration is moving to end an agreement allowing Cuban baseball players to sign contracts directly with Major League Baseball clubs, a change that requires Cuban players to once again cut ties with the Communist nation before signing a major league deal.

Some of Trump’s proposed cuts to Medicare make sense, NYT editorial says

The New York Times’ editorial board—famous for its criticism of President Trump—likely surprised some readers Monday after it published an editorial titled, “Not All Medicare Cuts Are Bad.”

Economic models indicate Trump on track to win re-election in ‘landslide’: report

Despite low approval ratings and the cloud of the Mueller probe, President Trump would easily win a second term in office if the election were held today, according to economic models with a history of correctly picking presidential victors.