In a late-night tweet, President Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani of consequences “few ... have ever suffered” after Rouhani said the United States should avoid inciting Iranians. The administration is poised to reimpose sanctions that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. Bigger sanctions aimed at cutting off virtually all of Iran’s oil market are set for November.
The job market is experiencing record-setting growth, with unemployment near its lowest levels since the 1960s and the largest, longest streak of payroll growth in recorded history. But those numbers obscure the experiences of many workers.
The president's actions threaten to plunge an otherwise expanding economy further into a trade fight that is already rattling supply chains, spooking investors, delaying investment plans and prompting layoffs.
The Republican senator suggested that Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama, was trying to profit off his security clearance by “divulging secrets to the mainstream media” that undermine President Trump.