Fox Business News presented Brian Brenberg, an associate professor of economics at The King’s College discusses the effect of Hurricane Harvey on the US and world economy.
Watch this brief video which highlights, monsoon rains, extreme heat, and raging forest fires from California to New York, Canada and more.
The video covers flooding in California, monsoon rains and a land spout tornado in Arizona, lightening and rain in Chicago that cancelled temporarily the Lallapaloosa music festival, nineteen million people in the northeast at risk for severe storms in New York, Maryland and elsewhere. While in the northwest, in Washington the heat was so severe that athletes had to play with caution and residents of Seattle and Vancouver cant breath due to smoke in the air caused by wildfires to the north in British Columbia, Canada. In Oakland, California the zoo had to call in the fire department for the first time in history to hose down the elephants with cool water.
Listen to a discussion about what President Donald Trump thinks about climate change and the Paris accords. In addition, the question about why the coal industry is such an important focus for the president, when there are so few jobs related to the coal industry in the USA?
See and listen to Megyn Kelly ask Vladimir Putin the hard questions about Russian involvement in last US elections during a critical session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. On behalf of NBC News, Kelly took off her gloves and hit Putin with her best questions. See for yourself in this almost 5-minute interview Putin’s reaction to pressure from a truly professional US journalist.
In a major blow to one of President Donald Trump most important campaign pledges, his Republican-majority Congress refrained from even bringing the highly-touted Repeal and Replace Affordable Care Act bill to a vote. Listen to the discussion between Representative Debbie Dingell, Democrat from Michigan; Representative Lee Zeldin, Republican from New York and former Presidential candidate Republican Rick Santorum on the issue.
Look inside a typical manufacturing company where robots and humans work together side-by-side. Although EVCO Plastics is expanding with robots, it is also still hiring people and sending many of them back to school for further training. “It is an educated workforce that will win the day for American manufacturing.”
Listen to congressman Louie Gohmert discussing President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from entering the US and the reaction by immigrants to this order: a protest day of immigrants not going to work.
February 14th is celebrated by many across the world as the holiday of love, better known as Valentine’s Day. Year by year consumer spending associated with this quasi-holiday (as far as we know, it is not yet a day off from work) has been on the rise. This year the US Census Bureau estimated that there were billions of dollars’ worth of merchandise shipped around the country. The video declared that a total of over $30 billion was spent on jewelry, flowers, chocolate, candy, nuts, fruit arrangements, and more.
Paul Glenchur, a Telecom & Media Policy Senior Policy Analyst, discusses why the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court is seen as a positive development by the business community. Gorsuch is a solid conservative who could, however, ignite strong opposition from Senate Democrats for his nomination.
White House Spokesman Sean Spicer explains during a press conference why President Donald Trump’s Executive Order to ban travelers entering the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries was the right thing to do. He added that career employees at the State Department who stated their objections to the ban could either “get with the program,” or leave.