“It’s important for us to show that we’re doing all we can to be a buffer against what’s happening in Washington, D.C.,” said Rep. June Robinson, a Democrat from Everett who is sponsor of the House measure.
“I hear we’re spending billions and billions of dollars, it’s a system that’s totally out of whack,” Trump said.
“We believe the actions outlined today will reduce our overall cash funding requirements and ensure that Sears Holdings becomes a more agile and competitive retailer with a clear path toward profitability,” CEO and Chairman Edward Lampert said in a company release.
Kevin Plank, the CEO of Baltimore-based Under Armour, called Trump “an asset to the country” in an interview with CNBC this week. The company later issued a statement saying it engages in “policy, not politics.”
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“Plain and simple, Boulder County is violating state law and has left my office with no option other than to enforce the law,” she said in a written statement.
The company said U.S. sales at KFC rose 4 percent at established locations, while Taco Bell’s sales rose 3 percent. Pizza Hut, which has been trying to revamp its image and menu, saw U.S. sales fall 4 percent
Fewer Americans are seeking and collecting jobless benefits
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 137 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,192 as of 3:20 p.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 15 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,310. The Nasdaq composite index added 37 points, or 0.7 percent, to 5,720. All three indexes were trading above their latest record high closes
The ethics dustup began Wednesday with the president himself. Reacting to news that a department store had dropped his daughter’s line of clothing and accessories, Trump tweeted — and retweeted from the official presidential account — that Ivanka Trump had been treated “so unfairly by @Nordstrom”