Anti-Trump leftists scored millions in coronavirus loans

Anti-Trump leftists scored millions in coronavirus loans

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2020 Leftists never miss an opportunity to savage President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus. Joe Biden called Trump’s ban on travel from China “xenophobic.” Nancy Pelosi mocked the president’s concern over the virus by telling her constituents to party in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Democrats and their media […]

Man indicted by U.S. as top money launderer for Venezuela’s Maduro arrested on way to Iran

Man indicted by U.S. as top money launderer for Venezuela’s Maduro arrested on way to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A Colombian businessman indicted by U.S. authorities as the chief money launder for Nicolas Maduro’s regime in Venezuela has been detained in the African island archipelago of Cape Verde. Alex Saab was detained on June 12 as his San Marino-registered jet made a refueling stop in […]

Treasury secretary had idea to put president’s name on coronavirus relief checks

Treasury secretary had idea to put president’s name on coronavirus relief checks

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2020 Yes, President Donald Trump’s name will be printed on coronavirus relief checks. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said it was his idea to do so. “The president could have been authorized to sign the checks. That would have slowed things down. We didn’t want to do that. We did put […]

‘Americans need cash now’: Trump administration hopes to send out stimulus checks within 2 weeks

‘Americans need cash now’: Trump administration hopes to send out stimulus checks within 2 weeks

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2020 Amid the coronavirus crisis, the Trump administration said Tuesday it is looking to send direct payments to Americans within two weeks. “We’re looking at sending checks to Americans immediately,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at a White House Press briefing. “Americans need cash now and the president wants” to […]

U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The United States and six of its Gulf allies on Oct. 30 announced sanctions on 25 entities linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Lebanon-based Iranian terror proxy Hizbullah. The sanctions were set by Riyadh-based Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), a two-year-old group that includes Saudi Arabia, […]

China offers trillion-dollar, 6-year buying spree to reach deal with Trump

China offers trillion-dollar, 6-year buying spree to reach deal with Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, January 22, 2019 China has reportedly offered to eliminate its current trade imbalance with the United States by increasing imports of U.S. goods by a combined value of more than $1 trillion over a six-year period. The offer was made during three days of trade talks between U.S. officials and their Chinese […]

Gulf states join U.S.-led sanctions on Taliban sponsors; Iran accuses Saudis of Khashoggi distraction

Gulf states join U.S.-led sanctions on Taliban sponsors; Iran accuses Saudis of Khashoggi distraction

by WorldTribune Staff, October 24, 2018 Two Iranian military officers were among nine individuals tied to Afghanistan’s Taliban who have been blacklisted by an international organization set up to combat the financing of terrorism. The U.S. Treasury Department on Oct. 23 said the seven-nation Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) blacklisted the individuals in order to […]

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2018 The U.S. Treasury Department on Aug. 15 announced new sanctions on a Russian port service agency which aided North Korean ships and a Chinese firm and its Singapore affiliate which sold alcohol and tobacco products to Pyongyang in breach of current U.S. sanctions. Russian-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its […]

U.S. rejects EU appeals for exemptions from Iran sanctions

U.S. rejects EU appeals for exemptions from Iran sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, July 16, 2018 The United States considered but turned down requests from European Union members for wholesale exemptions on Iran sanctions that President Donald Trump said in May would be re-imposed after the U.S. withdrew from the nuclear deal. In order to avoid disrupting global oil markets, the U.S. will consider waivers […]

’21st century’ tech tax: EU targets U.S. giants Facebook and Google

’21st century’ tech tax: EU targets U.S. giants Facebook and Google

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2018 The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union (EU), announced on March 21 it was bringing its tax rules “into the 21st century” with the unveiling of a new tax on digital companies. Though the EU said the digital tax is not aimed at any country or […]