Month: August 2018

Donald Trump won’t wait for Canada, new NAFTA sent to Congress

President Trump on Friday notified Congress that he was moving ahead with a U.S.-Mexico deal to replace NAFTA, possibly without Canada, said the top U.S. trade negotiator. The move signaled that talks with Canada had bogged down ahead of the Friday dea…

Obama-era DACA program likely illegal: Judge

A federal judge ruled Friday that the DACA deportation amnesty was probably illegal when President Obama created it in 2012 — but he refused to halt the program altogether, leaving it to other courts to sort out a major legal mess. Judge Andrew S…

Judges strike down makeup of 6 state panels as unlawful

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A half-dozen state boards and commissions are unconstitutional because the governor lacks sufficient control over their membership, a judicial panel ruled Friday. The unanimous order by the three trial court judges invalidates thes…

Ford cancels Focus crossover model, cites Trump tariffs

Ford Motor Co. announced on Friday that it will be canceling its plans to sell its new Chinese-built Focus Active in the U.S. next year, citing President Trump’s escalating trade war as the reasoning behind the move….

For Supreme Court nominee, questions about Trump loom

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may be the person sitting in front of senators at next week’s confirmation hearings, but many of the questions he gets are likely to be focused on another man: President Donald Trump. Ongoing inve…