This video from the USA says about itself:
229 Republicans Vote to Hide Trump’s Tax Returns
1 March 2017
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Wall Street soared to record highs as media commentators praised Trump’s speech [to the United States Congress], which promised tax cuts for businesses, the slashing of workplace and anti-pollution regulations, and a massive military build-up: here.
The US and South Korean militaries yesterday began their annual joint Foal Eagle war games, which entail large-scale drills of land, sea and air forces over the next two months. The related Key Resolve, a largely-computer simulated exercise, will be conducted from March 13 to 23: here.
USA: Study Finds Right-Wing Media Routinely Criminalize Immigrants In Coverage. Skewed Portrayals Have Dangerous Effects In Politics: here.
On Thursday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo rescinding an order by the Obama Justice Department aimed at reducing government reliance upon for-profit prisons. Immediately upon the memo’s issuance, stocks for private prison companies soared; stock prices for GEO Group, which contributed $225,000 to Trump’s election campaign, saw its stocks increase by 40 percent: here.
WHITE HOUSE WANTS TO CUT 1 IN 5 EPA EMPLOYEES, SLASH A QUARTER OF ITS FUNDING The fiscal year 2018 budget also proposes “axing funding for a vast array of programs, including those aimed at low-income people, minorities and indigenous groups.” [HuffPost]