David Cameron attacks ‘trashers’ of Britain’s banks
Prime minister uses annual Mansion House speech to highlight strength and potential of banking sector
(Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent)
(David Cameron mansion House)
David Cameron used the annual Mansion House speech to the City to laud the banking sector and attack its critics.
David Cameron gave a warning on Monday night that critics of the nation’s banks “end up trashing Britain” as he mounted a strong defence [...]
A report this morning by Politico chief political correspondent Roger Simon includes thisbombshell about Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan:
Though Ryan had already decided to distance himself from the floundering Romney campaign, he now feels totally uninhibited. Reportedly, he has been marching around his campaign bus, saying things like, “If Stench calls, take a message” and “Tell Stench I’m having finger sandwiches with Peggy Noonan and will text him later.”
The “stench” [...]
CBS News) On a mission to shatter the image of her husband as rigid and unrelatable, Ann Romney told CBS News she worries that President Obama’s entire campaign strategy is “kill Romney.”
“I feel like all he’s doing is saying, ‘Let’s kill this guy,” she said, seated next to her husband, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in an exclusive interview with CBS News chief political correspondent Jan Crawford. “And I [...]
(CNN) — Jack Lew, the White House chief of staff, said Sunday the Supreme Court decision upholding President Barack Obama’s health care measure should put to rest the national debate over the law’s practicality.
Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Lew said the Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law in 2010, needs to be fully implemented before Americans assess its merit, and that detractors of the law, including [...]
(CNN) - The heads of the Senate and House intelligence committees said Sunday the Taliban was gaining ground, just days after President Barack Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan and touted the progress made in the war on terror.
“I think we’d both say that what we found is that the Taliban is stronger,” said Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while sitting with Republican Rep. Mike [...]
(CNN) – Registered Republicans voted Saturday in Louisiana’s primary while Rick Santorum, heavily favored to win there, and Newt Gingrich assailed President Barack Obama’s energy policies and Mitt Romney’s hefty campaign war chest.
The visual of the week, the venerable Etch a Sketch, made an appearance as a prop during a Santorum stop in Wisconsin.
An American Research Group poll conducted between Tuesday and Thursday showed Santorum leading Romney in Louisiana by a [...]