Cashing in on the Comey testimony buzz

Jun 8, 2017
FBI-themed bar food and drinks are just part of the plan to monetize the political drama.
Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on May 3.

Here's why so much news seems to break late in the day

May 25, 2017
Even the White House is said to dread what's coming at cocktail hour on the East Coast.
In general, "there are usually two times of day when newsmakers are most likely to time their news," says Paul Niwa, a journalism professor at Emerson College.
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Weekly Wrap: What will happen to Trump's economic agenda?

May 19, 2017
Rachel Abrams of the New York Times and Sudeep Reddy of Politico join us to discuss the week’s business and economic news. This week, they talk about how the latest revelations from the White House will affect Donald Trump’s economic agenda ahead of his trip to Saudi Arabia. Plus, with the controversies surrounding Trump and former […]
President Trump arrives for a press conference in the East Room of the White House.

Weekly Wrap: Trump's command of the facts

May 12, 2017
Catherine Rampell of The Washington Post and Linette Lopez of Business Insider join us to discuss the week’s business and economic news. This week they talk about if President Trump’s firing of James Comey will slow down the administration’s economic agenda. Plus, they analyze Trump’s handling of the facts in his interview with The Economist.
President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin walk out of the Treasury Department after a financial services Executive Order signing ceremony on April 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. 
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Trump's domestic agenda was moving slowly before Comey's firing

May 10, 2017
What effect will the FBI director's ouster really have on the president's plans for health care, infrastructure and tax reform?
The firing of FBI Director James Comey, above, was a "bombshell," says Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group. "But I don't think it has much impact on the markets."