Tag Archives: ABC News

Trump Says Flynn “Lawful,” Taxing Effects

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Trump and Flynn: President Trump finally responded to the guilty plea by his short-term national security adviser tweeting, “I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those …

Constitutional Crisis, Rolling Stone Liable

Saturday, November 5, 2016

E Minus 3: The latest pitch of the Trump campaign and Republicans is that if they lose the presidential election, they’re going to tie Hillary Clinton in legal knots, causing a potential Constitutional crisis. “She’s likely to be under investigation …

Trudeau Takes Canada, Amazon Sues Reviewers

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Oh, Canada: Canada’s Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau, son of the late former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, swept into power after elections yesterday, ending the nine-year rule of the Conservative Party’s Stephen Harper. Trudeau campaigned partly on a promise …

Woman Accuses Hastert, Triple Crown Run

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Mr. Speaker: A Montana woman told ABC News yesterday that her brother was sexually abused by former House Speaker Dennis Hastert back in the 1970s when the retired politician was a wrestling coach at a suburban Chicago high school. Jolene …

New Search Area, Supremes Rule

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Still Looking: Australian authorities have designated a new 23,000 square mile area in the southern Indian Ocean to search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The new zone selected on the basis of satellite information, about 1,100 miles …

Russia Booted, Plane Families Protest

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

G Minus One: The G-8 conference of the world’s largest economies is now the G-7. The US and its allies met yesterday and kicked Russia out of the Group of 8 diplomatic conference. Russia had been a member for 15 …

TWTR $45.10, Economy Up, Trans Fats Down

Thursday, November 7, 2013

TWTR: Shares of Twitter opened this morning at $45.10, nearly $20 higher than the offering price of $26, or $18.1 billion for the entire company. The 140-character message service has become a player in personal relationships, politics, even war. But, …

No Nitpicking, No Nukes, Clancy Dies

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Shutdown, Day 2: President Obama this morning cancelled his planned trip to the Philippines and Malaysia because of the government shutdown. He’s still going to the Asian summit in Bali.   The Senate yesterday rejected a piecemeal House bid to …

IRS Audit, Polite Crack, Cannes Ice

Saturday, May 18, 2013

National: The recently fired head of the IRS was personally audited by an angry Congressional committee over the agency’s special attention to conservative political groups. But Steven Miller refused to say the audits of groups applying for non-profit status were …

N. Korea Threatens, Time to Find a Man

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

World: North Korea is now threatening to re-start its mothballed nuclear reactor. In a continuing escalation of rhetoric, South Korea’s first woman president Park Geun-hye said her country would strike back quickly against any attack by North Korea. The South …