USTR Delays Some Tariffs on Items Including, Laptops, Cell Phones, Game Consoles & More Until After Holiday Shopping Season

USTR Delays Some Tariffs on Items Including, Laptops, Cell Phones, Game Consoles & More Until After Holiday Shopping Season

Washington, DC…The United States Trade Representative (USTR) today announced the next steps in the process of imposing an additional tariff of 10 percent on approximately $300 billion of Chinese imports.  On May 17, 2019, USTR published a list of products imported from China that would be potentially subject to an additional 10 percent tariff.  This […]

Jeffrey Epstein Died of Apparent Suicide While in Custody

Jeffrey Epstein Died of Apparent Suicide While in Custody

New York, NY….”Jeffrey Edward Epstein (January 20, 1953 – August 10, 2019) was an American financier and convicted sex offender. Epstein began his career in finance at the investment bank Bear Stearns, before forming his own firm, Epstein & Co., until his conviction for sex crimes in 2008, for running an underage prostitution ring for […]

President Trump on China, Borders, Trade & More

President Trump on China, Borders, Trade & More

Washington, DC…So, we’re doing very well with China. We’re talking to China. We’re not ready to make a deal, but we’ll see what happens. But, you know, we’ve been hurt by China for 25, 30 years. Nobody has done anything about it. And we have no choice but to do what we’re doing. It’s working […]

President Trump on the Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

President Trump on the Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Washington, DC…Good morning. My fellow Americans, this morning, our nation is overcome with shock, horror, and sorrow. This weekend, more than 80 people were killed or wounded in two evil attacks. On Saturday morning, in El Paso, Texas, a wicked man went to a Walmart store, where families were shopping with their loved ones. He […]

Hindu Prayers for El Paso & Dayton Massacre Victims & The Nation

Hindu Prayers for El Paso & Dayton Massacre Victims & The Nation

Reno, NV…Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged all the Hindu temples and prayer-centers nationwide to hold special prayers for all victims, their loved ones, first responders, healthcare workers and others touched by the recent tragic loss in El Paso and Dayton. Hindus strongly condemn any and all acts of violence against innocent people. We are […]

Economy Adds 164,000 Jobs in July & Hourly Wage Average Up To $27.98

Economy Adds 164,000 Jobs in July & Hourly Wage Average Up To $27.98

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 164,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in professional and technical services, health care, social assistance, and financial activities. This news release presents statistics from two monthly surveys. The household survey […]

Teacher’s Union Condemns Administration’s Detention and Criminalization of Immigrant Children and Their Families

Teacher’s Union Condemns Administration’s Detention and Criminalization of Immigrant Children and Their Families

Burlingame, CA…CTA President E. Toby Boyd issued the following statement today calling for an immediate end to the inhumane detention and criminalization of immigrant children and their families at the U.S. border: “Our hearts are saddened by the ongoing detention and criminalization of immigrant children and their families. The Trump administration must end the inhumane […]