Covid Winner: Goldman Sachs’ Trading Revenue Hits 10-Year High

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The ‘black box’ of trading that drives profits at Goldman Sachs hit a 10-year high, boosting earnings in the final months of 2020 and pushing full-year revenue to its highest since 2009. The Wall Street firm said Tuesday that its profits more than doubled from a year earlier thanks to a surge in both trading and advising revenue. The New York-based...

Flagging Interest: 200,000 Flags Replace People on National Mall for Biden Inauguration

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Some 200000 flags now cover part of the National Mall and will represent those unable to travel to Washington, DC, for Wednesday’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. The display was organised by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. Echoing the “America United” theme chosen for inauguration week, the display features 191,500 U.S. flags and 56 pillars of light, the latter chosen to symbolise...

Steve Schmidt: Trump Republicans ‘Will Not Write Their History’ — ‘We Will Write Their History’

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Lincoln Project founder Steve Schmidt on Tuesday slammed Republicans who have supported President Donald Trump. “MSNBC Live” anchor Stephanie Ruhle asked Schmidt where the GOP goes once Trump’s presidency comes to an end. Schmidt described the congressional members who have continued to support Trump as “losers” who are “the architects of sedition and insurrection, violence and death.” According to the never-Trump...

Texas Gov. Abbott: Vetting of National Guard the ‘Most Offensive Thing I’ve Ever Heard’

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday ripped the decision to vet the National Guard troops heading to Washington, DC, for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, deeming it “offensive” and vowing he will never authorize more troops to head to D.C. if they are “disrespected” in such a manner again. “This is the most offensive thing I’ve ever heard. No one...

Nolte: Alec Baldwin Flees Twitter in Wake of ‘Noose’ and ‘Hilaria’ Scandals

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Alec Baldwin is quitting Twitter in the wake of his own “noose” scandal and his wife’s “Hilaria” scandal. How is it that you say in your country, “quitter?” After Alec Baldwin’s wife, the Boston-born Hillary, got caught pretending to be Spanish (did I mention she was born in Boston and her name is Hillary?), the racist and homophobic actor announced he...

Liz Cheney Censured in Wyoming for Violating ‘Trust of Her Voters’

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The Central Committee of the Carbon County Republican Party in Wyoming announced Sunday it had formally censured Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) for voting in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump last week. Cheney, the House Republican Conference chair, has received blowback after being the highest-ranking Republican of ten who broke with the party by voting last Wednesday to impeach Trump...

GOP Rep. Carl: Atmosphere Surrounding U.S. Capitol on Eve of Inauguration ‘Creepy’

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With a matter of hours to go until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Washington, D.C., including the National Mall and the U.S. Capitol, remain on lockdown after riots broke out inside the Capitol earlier this month. The lockdown atmosphere has a “creepy” vibe to it, according to freshman Rep. Jerry...

Joe Biden: Amnesty for Everyone Who Was Here on January 1

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President-elect Joe Biden’s amnesty plan will reportedly provide the glittering prize of U.S. citizenship to everyone who can show they were in the United States illegally on January 1, if Congress passes the wage-cutting, nation-changing legislation amid a deep economic recession. “To qualify, immigrants must have been in the United States as of Jan. 1, a move meant to blunt...

President Trump Helps Joe Biden by Extending Border Emergency to 2022

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President Donald Trump has extended his national border emergency until February 2022, giving President-elect Joe Biden a helping hand to offset the growing number of migrants heading toward the southern border of the United States. “The ongoing border security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the United States continues to threaten our national security, including by exacerbating the...

‘Peace Through Strength’ – Mike Pence Proud Trump White House Avoided New Wars

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence used a series of meetings with troops over the weekend to declare his pride that America entered no new wars during President Donald Trump’s administration. “I’m proud to say, with just a few days left in this administration, this this is the first administration in decades not to get America into a new war,” Pence...