Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and arguing that the experience of the nuclear deal revealed that making concessions to Tehran only emboldens Iran to intensify its proxy war in the region.
And you thought the Fed was just about monetary policy. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco wants banks to get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters.
Confident that he is the strongest Democratic candidate to square off with President Donald Trump in 2020, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took his message for fundamental change in the economy and politics to Fox News on Sunday.
That’s not exactly news – at least not to anyone who has been paying attention to the sorry state of federal finances. Yet to most Americans, the ballooning national debt ($22.3 trillion and counting) isn’t a problem that impacts their daily lives. They won’t directly perceive the cost of another trillion dollars in borrowing in the government’s next fiscal year.