‘If he’s so good, why is this happening’: Trump reportedly blames Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for recommending Jerome Powell as Fed chair

Evan Vucci/AP Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has reportedly drawn President Donald Trump’s ire after a series of economic decisions and recommendations, according to The Wall Street Journal. Trump is said to have blamed Mnuchin, who backed the appointment of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Powell has raised interest rates three times in 2018, and more […]

Does a Ticking Time Bomb Lurk Beneath Lake Powell?

Each year, some 3 million visitors are drawn to Lake Powell, a massive artificial body of water that straddles the Utah-Arizona border. Below gleaming red-rock cliffs, the reservoir is busy with Jet Skis, motorboats and luxurious houseboats that resemble floating Winnebagos. Out of sight but a crucial part of this iconic picture are Westerners who […]

Does a Ticking Time Bomb Lurk Beneath Lake Powell?

Each year, some 3 million visitors are drawn to Lake Powell, a massive artificial body of water that straddles the Utah-Arizona border. Below gleaming red-rock cliffs, the reservoir is busy with Jet Skis, motorboats and luxurious houseboats that resemble floating Winnebagos. Out of sight but a crucial part of this iconic picture are Westerners who […]

Quantico Adds Musician Alan Powell

Quantico devotees, meet the owner of those “cinderblock fists” we’ve heard so much about. Musician/actor Alan Powell will play Mike McQuigg in the upcoming season of the ABC drama, our sister site Deadline reports. Powell will be a series regular on the show. RELATEDQuantico: Russell Tovey Set to Return Powell is the second major addition to […]

Trump plays it safe with Fed chair pick choosing Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen

Thomson Reuters Jerome Powell, the current Fed board governor and former private-equity executive, is US President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Janet Yellen as the central bank’s chair. Powell will face key decisions, including honing consensus around whether to continue raising interest rates in a steady-growth but low-inflation environment. He is seen as the safe […]

Here’s everything you need to know about Jerome Powell, Trump’s likely pick to lead the Federal Reserve

Thomson Reuters President Trump is expected to appoint Jerome Powell, current board governor and a former private equity executive, as Federal Reserve chair, replacing Janet Yellen. Picking Powell would signal the administration is wary of jolting markets with some of the other choices on the short list. Powell is likely to keep interest rates low […]

Colin Powell Movie Will Star Morgan Freeman as the Former Secretary of State

The life of retired four-star general and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is receiving the biopic treatment, and one of the best actors in the biz has just signed up to play the part. Morgan Freeman will play Powell in a new film from Marshall director Reginald Hudlin. The future Colin Powell movie is being […]