The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European and Arab officials. The meeting took place around Jan.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the Trump administration is cutting spending for climate change efforts because “we consider that to be a waste of your money.” Mulvaney says: “I think the president is fairly straightforward. We’re not spending money on that.” President Donald Trump has often called climate change a “hoax” and his
“There is nobody better to tell me about Dodd-Frank than [JP Morgan C.E.O.] Jamie [Dimon]. So he has to tell me about it, but we expect to be cutting a lot from Dodd-Frank because, frankly, I have so many people, friends of mine, that have nice businesses, they can’t borrow money,” Trump said Friday morning,