//Conservative radio host Joe Walsh considering 2020 run against Trump – live news

Conservative radio host Joe Walsh considering 2020 run against Trump – live news

‘The only way you primary Donald Trump and beat him is to expose him for the con man he is,’ the one-term Illinois congressman saidSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective

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The economy is booming. There’s no risk of a recession. Everything is FINE. FINE!

Also from the White House: Trump is interested in a payroll tax cut to encourage economic growth in the event of a slowdown.

Germany sells 30 year bonds offering negative yields. Germany competes with the USA. Our Federal Reserve does not allow us to do what we must do. They put us at a disadvantage against our competition. Strong Dollar, No Inflation! They move like quicksand. Fight or go home!

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Bernie Sanders on Thursday proposed the most ambitious plan yet to avert “climate catastrophe” ahead of a visit to Paradise, the California town destroyed by a wildfire last year.

The plan calls for a 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization and aims to eliminate US carbon emissions by 2050, a target laid out by scientists with the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Sanders says the sprawling proposal, which he compares to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal economic programs, would create millions of jobs and rally the world’s leaders to join forces in the fight against climate change.

Related: Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals’ proposals

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