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Rep. Wasserman Schultz Calls Trump's SOTU Speech 'Divisive, Hateful'

Rep. Wasserman Schultz Calls Trump's SOTU Speech 'Divisive, Hateful'

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz talks about President Trump's State of the Union address and calles it 'divisive and hateful.' She speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump's Olive Branch to Democrats Cut Short by Divisive Tone

Trump's Olive Branch to Democrats Cut Short by Divisive Tone

Donald Trump reached across the aisle in his first State of the Union address, offering to work with Democrats on infrastructure, criminal justice and drug prices after a divisive first year in
Rep. Joseph Kennedy: This Is Not Who We Are

Rep. Joseph Kennedy: This Is Not Who We Are

Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-MA) gave the Democratic response to President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday evening. Kennedy's response was delivered at a technical school in Fall River, Mass. (Source:
FBI Director Opposes Memo Release Because of Inaccuracies, Source Says

FBI Director Opposes Memo Release Because of Inaccuracies, Source Says

FBI Director Christopher Wray told the White House he opposes release of a classified Republican memo alleging bias at the FBI and Justice Department because it contains inaccurate information and
Trump’s Auto Comeback Claim Ignores Previous $46 Billion Investment

Trump’s Auto Comeback Claim Ignores Previous $46 Billion Investment

President Donald Trump is overlooking a significant sum when he says automakers are building and expanding U.S. auto plants for the first time in decades.
Trump's First State of the Union in Under Two Minutes

Trump's First State of the Union in Under Two Minutes

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday night. Here are highlights. (Removes text on video.) (Source: Bloomberg)
Borrowers' Pain May Be Opposition's Gain in Italian Election

Borrowers' Pain May Be Opposition's Gain in Italian Election

In Italy, a country wracked by a series of banking crises, one of the best indicators of voting intentions may be loan default rates.
Macron Popularity Falls as Pensioners Are Hit by Taxes

Macron Popularity Falls as Pensioners Are Hit by Taxes

President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity dropped in January as the government implemented tax changes that reduced disposable incomes of many pensioners, a BVA opinion poll showed.
Trump: Time to Reform Immigration Rules

Trump: Time to Reform Immigration Rules

President Donald Trump outlines his plan on immigration reform during his first State of the Union speech to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Warns Against Concessions to North Korea

Trump Warns Against Concessions to North Korea

President Donald Trump comments on the threat from North Korea during his first State of the Union address to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Full Text: President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Full Text: President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Here is the prepared version of President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address:
Trump: We Can Reclaim Our Building Heritage

Trump: We Can Reclaim Our Building Heritage

President Donald Trump comments on infrastructure during his first State of the Union speech to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump: U.S. Is a Compassionate Nation

Trump: U.S. Is a Compassionate Nation

President Donald Trump comments on dreamers and protecting American citizens. He speaks during his first State of the Union speech to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump: Era of Economic Surrender Is Over

Trump: Era of Economic Surrender Is Over

President Donald Trump comments on trade and trade relationships during his first State of the Union speech to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says No More ‘Surrender’ But Offers Few Specifics on Trade

Trump Says No More ‘Surrender’ But Offers Few Specifics on Trade

President Donald Trump vowed the “era of economic surrender is over,” but stopped short in his first State of the Union address of naming the targets of his efforts to narrow the U.S.’s ballooning
Second-Hand Store Find Unveils Top-Secret Australian Documents

Second-Hand Store Find Unveils Top-Secret Australian Documents

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s top bureaucrat is conducting an urgent probe after hundreds of classified documents spanning the inner workings of five Australian governments were found in a
Candidate for U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Warned Against Targeted Strike

Candidate for U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Warned Against Targeted Strike

Victor Cha, a former White House offical who had been under consideration to become U.S. ambassador to South Korea, warned in an essay published Wednesday against giving North Korea a "bloody nose"
Trump Basks in the Economy’s Many Bright Spots, and Even a Dim One

Trump Basks in the Economy’s Many Bright Spots, and Even a Dim One

President Donald Trump basked in the glow of several bright spots in the U.S. economy and even sought credit for a gauge of strong growth that’s still fairly cool.
Trump: This Is Our New American Moment

Trump: This Is Our New American Moment

President Donald Trump comments on the nation's prosperity during his first State of the Union speech to Congress. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Issues Executive Order to Keep Open Guantanamo Bay Prison

Trump Issues Executive Order to Keep Open Guantanamo Bay Prison

President Donald Trump issued an executive order to keep open the prison at the U.S. military’s Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba, the White House announced.