U.S. Inflation Hit Federal Reserve’s 2% Target In March. Trump says he relishes enthusiasm, ‘love’ at Michigan rally. Oil prices slide as U.S. rig count points to rising production. Trump warns his impeachment could follow if Democrats take back Congress. Netanyahu: Iran had secret ‘Project Amad’ to design, produce and test warheads.
Trump Threatens Government Shutdown In September If No Funding For Wall. Talks between North Korea and South Korea avoid specifics about nuclear weapons and Trump summit. Asylum-seekers in Mexico snub warnings of stern US response. Will Cohen flip? Tenuous finances may provide crucial clues.
Trump Dismissed Warnings From GOP Leaders That Party Could Lose House: Report. PPG will cut 1,100 jobs amid growing material costs. Russian from Trump Tower meeting: ‘I am a lawyer, and I am an informant.’ FBI says it warned White House about Rob Porter in March ’17. Merkel and Trump aired differences over trade and NATO on Friday at a White House meeting. German business leaders fear U.S. tariffs after Merkel-Trump talks. Stocks showing a lack of direction on mixed earnings.
North And South Korea Vow To End War, Pursue Denuclearization. James Comey on Trump’s assertion that releasing memos was illegal: ‘I think he’s just making stuff up.’ EX-CIA chief Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state. Trump begins distancing himself from Cohen after FBI raid. Feds seized more than a dozen of Michael Cohen’s phones. Cohen loaned millions to Ukraine-born cab mogul. First-quarter GDP grows slows to 2.3% as consumers pull in their horns.
Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault In Retrial. WSJ: Labor Department probes Wells Fargo’s 401(k) practices. Senate panel approves bill to protect special counsel. Oil prices rise on concerns over supply disruptions, but surging US output looms. Deutsche Bank scales back investment bank as profit drops. James Comey on Trump’s assertion that releasing memos was illegal: ‘I think he’s just making stuff up.’