Business

China’s Xi Jinping is officially the most powerful leader since Mao

24 Oct , 2017 Business

The name of President Xi Jinping has been written into China’s constitution. This makes Xi the most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. The change was supported by 2,300 Communist Party members at the close of the party’s congress on Tuesday. President Xi Jinping has become China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. Xi’s name was […]

Senators were shocked to learn the US has 1,000 troops in Africa — but the Pentagon just said the total is actually over 6,000

24 Oct , 2017 Business

The Pentagon has confirmed that there are 6,000 US troops stationed throughout Africa. The four US soldiers killed in Niger were on a counterterrorism mission against ISIS-affiliated militants. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has committed to redoubling communication efforts between the Pentagon and Congress on military matters. The Pentagon has announced that […]

First-time Democratic congressional candidates are ‘printing money’ for 2018 races — and Republicans are getting worried

23 Oct , 2017 Business

Democratic congressional candidates are raising unprecedented funds for their 2018 bids, beating their Republican rivals in nearly three dozen GOP-held districts across the country. While it’s still too early to understand how this will affect the 2018 House races, the historic number of Democrats running and the amount of cash they’re bringing in is making […]

Obama is the only president since Nixon who didn’t face an independent investigation

23 Oct , 2017 Business

Barack Obama is the only president since Nixon who didn’t have to deal with an independent investigation. Former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, and Gerald Ford all faced investigations into their activities or the activities of their associates. The observation comes as President Donald Trump is under […]