Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Trump Effect: Ford Cancels Plant In Mexico, Will Invest Millions In Michigan Ford CEO Mark Fields announced that the company is canceling plans to build a new $1.3 billion plant in Mexico and will instead invest $700 million in Michigan. In addition to the increased U.S. investment, the move will create 700 new American jobs.

Fields said that the decision was a "vote of confidence" in the American economy, and was due in large part to the new policies Trump "and the new Congress have indicated they will pursue".

"We believe these tax and regulatory reforms are necessary to boost U.S. competitiveness," Fields said...(continue reading)
Republicans Reverse Course On Ethics Changes After Trump Criticism Congressional Republicans are reversing course after Monday's vote to weaken an independent ethics office. The reversal comes after the GOP lawmakers were criticized by President-elect Trump for the Monday vote.

Shortly after Trump's admonition, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy organized a conference call in which he "offered a motion to restore the current OCE rules that was accepted by the GOP conference via unanimous consent" according to a report by The Politico...(continue reading)

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