What does the US-China trade deal accomplish?

Is Trump's impeachment turning into a mockery?

Well, I would not say that. It's certainly a partisan impeachment. We don't expect Republicans to support any of these articles. But they're serious charges. There'll be a serious trial in the Senate. So, I wouldn't call it a mockery.


What does this China deal accomplish?

Well, most importantly, it takes off the 15 percent tariffs that were scheduled to go into effect this weekend. Chinese have agreed to buy a bunch of agricultural products and make some structural changes. They've promised these things before. We'll see if they actually deliver.

When do we expect the Supreme Court to rule on Trump's financial disclosures?

Well, they've agreed to take three appeals. They'll hear them at their March session. So, we'd expect a ruling sometime in June on whether or not these documents will be released to Congress and to New York. So, smack in the middle of election season.

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