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Lyft hires Obama’s Transportation secretary as it leans toward a 2019 IPO

October 10, 2018 |

Anthony Foxx, who was U.S. Transportation secretary under then-President Obama, is joining Lyft Inc. to help the ride-hailing company navigate new regulatory roadblocks nationwide.

On Tuesday, Lyft named Foxx as chief policy officer and advisor to its founders. Foxx served under Obama throughout…

L.A. Times – Business


UK foreign secretary to call for more sanctions on Russia during first US visit

August 22, 2018 |

Making his first visit to the US since taking office, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to deliver a speech Tuesday that will call on the European Union “to ensure its sanctions against Russia are comprehensive, and that we truly stand shoulder to shoulder with the US.” – RSS Channel – World

Boris Johnson quits as UK foreign secretary, leaving May’s government on brink over Brexit

July 9, 2018 |

Boris Johnson, the UK’s foreign secretary, resigned Wednesday, according to Downing Street.
FOX News

Limit drug prices? Trump’s health secretary calls the idea ‘superficially appealing’

June 26, 2018 |

Senators will have an opportunity Tuesday to grill Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on President Trump’s “blueprint” for lowering drug prices. It would be nice if something substantial came out of the discussion.

But don’t hold your breath.

Trump’s blueprint, like the pirate’s code,…

L.A. Times – Business

Judge Says Kansas Secretary of State Has to Take Classes

June 20, 2018 |

A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of US citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by US District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback for Kansas Secretary of State…

DHS Secretary Nielsen slams ‘irresponsible’ media, says no ‘policy of separating families at the border’

June 18, 2018 |

The head of the Department of Homeland Security took to Twitter early Sunday evening to quell the increasingly volatile immigration controversy over family members who have been separated by federal authorities while illegally crossing into the United States.
FOX News

Frugal Secretary Dies at 96, Leaves an ‘Oh My God’ Moment

May 12, 2018 |

When Sylvia Bloom died at the age of 96 in 2016, her niece experienced an “oh my God” moment. “I realized she had millions and she had never mentioned a word,” says Jane Lockshin, also the executor of Bloom’s estate. More than $ 9 million, in fact, a surprising amount to…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Sees ‘Potential’ of Trade War

April 7, 2018 |

The U.S. is willing to negotiate with China to avoid an all-out trade war, but President Donald Trump is determined to safeguard U.S. interests, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. US Business


Deputy Press Secretary: White House Has ‘Very High Stakes’ March Madness Pool

March 14, 2018 |

Trump’s White House ain’t playin’ when it comes to March Madness — so says Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah, who tells TMZ Sports a “very high stakes” pool is ON for the tourney. You might remember — Donald caused quite a stir last year when…

Embattled VA Secretary May Be on the Way Out

March 14, 2018 |

President Donald Trump is considering ousting embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who has faced an insurgency within his department and fresh allegations that he used a member of his security detail to run personal errands, the AP reports. Trump has floated the notion of moving Energy Secretary Rick Perry…