Articles by Charleston Lim

Democrats to extensively scrutinize Trump's Cabinet picks in committee hearings

Reports have revealed that even though Democrats are unable to stop the picks as they happen, there may be some ways for them to delay or kill the nomination altogether by increasing the scrutiny on Trump's nominees in the committee hearings.

Dec 12, 2016 02:00 AM EST

Trump reignites US-China tension by questioning commitment to One China policy

Trump recently appeared in an interview with Fox News over the weekend where he not only defended his conversation with the Taiwanese president, but also outright questioned the validity of the One China policy and how it affects the United States today.

Dec 12, 2016 01:19 AM EST

Several high-profile tech CEOs confirms their attendance for Trump meeting this week

The people that have been confirmed to attend the event are among the most powerful executives of the country's largest tech firms.

Dec 12, 2016 12:53 AM EST

Trump reacts to Russia election hacking allegations, calls it 'just another excuse'

Trump reacted to the allegations and mentioned that it was just another excuse by his opponents to justify the loss of their Democratic Party candidate, Hillary Clinton.

Dec 12, 2016 12:18 AM EST

Boeing cautiously announces $16 billion Iran deal amid Trump's tariff threats

Boeing explained in their statement that the deal with Iran, which had agreed on a nuclear accord during the Obama administration, would translate to tens of thousands of jobs in the U.S. that would in turn boost the economy as a whole.

Dec 11, 2016 11:53 PM EST

Gen. Barry McCaffrey calls for investigation into Lt. General Michael Flynn and his son for spreading propaganda news

General Barry McCaffrey mentioned that he felt that Flynn was unfit for the position, with him even going as far as saying that some of Flynn's tweets and posts were "demented."

Dec 09, 2016 04:17 AM EST

Donald Trump expresses softer take on Immigration despite campaign promises

Trump's latest statement seems to contradict his campaign promises as he apparently now has a softer stance towards immigration as a whole.

Dec 09, 2016 03:29 AM EST

Donald Trump to remain as producer for 'Celebrity Apprentice' during his presidency

Trump's stakes on the highly popular reality television show spin-off, "The Celebrity Apprentice," will reportedly still remain even after he officially holds office next year.

Dec 09, 2016 02:32 AM EST

Climate Change situation in Trump's administration, U.S. still a key player in reducing emissions

During president-elect Donald Trump's presidential campaign, he had promised that the United States was going to be opting out of the Paris agreement and that he will be getting rid of the Clean Power Plan, which is currently under suspension.

Dec 09, 2016 01:36 AM EST

Trump picks conservative fast-food mogul as new U.S. secretary of labor

Trump has once again made a rather controversial pick as he has now announced that a radically conservative fast-food mogul was going to be sitting as country's new secretary of labor.

Dec 09, 2016 01:11 AM EST

Donald Trump makes promise to cut drug prices, pharmaceutical stocks on Wall Street fall

Trump's recent statements during an interview with Time Magazine, has caused a significant drop in pharmaceutical stocks as Trump announced that he will be cracking down on drug price hikes when he officially holds office.

Dec 08, 2016 03:30 AM EST

Donald Trump reportedly still keeping stakes in companies despite full separation promise

Despite the turn over, Trump will reportedly still be keeping his stakes in the business amidst requests for him to divest.

Dec 08, 2016 02:59 AM EST

Donald Trump's new military pick raises concerns about his administration

Trump announced that he has selected Marine Gen. John F. Kelly as the country's new secretary of homeland security.

Dec 08, 2016 02:33 AM EST

Trump's recent Air Force Boeing contract figures found baseless, Airbus to build new planes?

President-elect Trump just recently proclaimed that he will be cancelling the order the country has placed with Boeing seeing as that the cost for the new planes may be more than $4 billion.

Dec 08, 2016 01:39 AM EST

Trump brokers $50B US deal with Softbank, T-mobile and Sprint merger may happen

Trump had met with SoftBank Group Corp's chief executive, which apparently ended with the company agreeing to make a $50 billion investment in the United States and opening more than 50,000 jobs to Americans.

Dec 08, 2016 01:07 AM EST

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