China to appoint Yi Gang as new central bank governor: WSJ

By | March 18, 2018

China has selected American-trained economist Yi Gang to become the country’s new central bank governor, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Sunday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter. The WSJ said the nomination of Yi, who is currently deputy to incumbent central bank governor… Powered by WPeMatico

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Calls for Mueller Probe to Be Shut Down

By | March 17, 2018

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should shut down the investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign. “Just end it on the merits in light of recent revelations,’’ Dowd said in an emailed statement on Saturday, referring… Powered by WPeMatico

Sessions Fires McCabe From FBI One Day Before Retirement

By | March 17, 2018

After a long day of what seemed like the swamp protecting one of their dirtiest creatures, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, just over 24 hours before he was set to retire and claim his full pension benefits. McCabe turns 50 on Sunday – the earliest he… Powered by WPeMatico