In one day, Donald Trump issued a public jab at Boeing, took credit for a Japanese conglomerate’s months-old pledge to invest $50 billion in the U.S. and announced through a spokesman that he had sold his stock portfolio.
Some business leaders and economists have worried about whether executives could speak their minds about Trump without fear of facing his rage.
What brought Edgar Welch and his assault rifle to a Washington restaurant was a choking mix of false accusations, political nastiness and technological change. It’s a tale of scandal that never was, and of a fear that spread through channels that only recently existed.
Someday Washington may look on this bleak outcome as a blessing in disguise. After all, the Nats have a history of being lucky that they didn’t get the players they wanted most when the offseason began.
Investigators zeroed in on a refrigerator and other electrical appliances as possible causes of the fire at a warehouse in Oakland that killed 36 people, as crews were set to finish their search for bodies.