Eric Cantor and Kevin McCarthy voted against fiscall cliff bill that Boehner supported but they will back him in today’s vote
Boehner had to placate north-eastern Republicans after New Jersey Governor Christie said fiscal cliff manoeuvrings showed a ‘callous indifference’ to those in his state
House Speaker John Boehner has been afforded no rest after the passage of the fiscal cliff bill.
He has been forced to put down a revolt by conservatives furious [...]
London Gold Market Report
from Ben Traynor
Monday 31 December 2012, 06:30 EST
Gold Records 5.7% Annual Gain, Still No Deal on Fiscal Cliff
WHOLESALE gold bullion prices touched their highest level since Christmas at $1669 an ounce during Monday morning’s London session, before easing slightly towards lunchtime to record a 5.7% gain for 2012 at the final gold fix of the year.
Silver failed to hold gains from Asian trading, falling back towards $30 an ounce.
Major European [...]
Senate majority leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, made his “fiscal cliff” position clear in a press conference today. “We are not going to do anything,” said Reid.
Reid added, “We are not taking up anything they are working on over there.”
The top Democrat in the Senate was explaining his inaction on the House plan, the proposal put forward by Republican John Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives. Boehner’s plan [...]
by GoldCore Gold Bullion
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,712.50, EUR 1,315.59 and GBP 1,061.69 per ounce.
Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,709.75, EUR 1,318.23 and GBP 1,063.41 per ounce.
Silver is trading at $33.14/oz, €25.54/oz and £20.51/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,643.00/oz, palladium at $693.00/oz and rhodium at $1,070/oz.
Cross Currency Table – (Bloomberg)
Gold was down $1.60 or 0.09% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,710.00/oz. Silver finished down 24 cents to [...]
Congress Woman Kay Granger of Texas Confirmed that Obama has declared Martial Law!!!!!
This means all of our water resources, construction services and materials (steel, concrete, etc.), our civil transportation system, food and health resources, our energy supplies including oil and natural gas – even farm equipment – can be taken over by the President and his cabinet secretaries. The Government can also draft U.S. citizens into the military and [...]
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
June 25, 2012
Letter–Russian Highly Enriched Uranium
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
June 25, 2012
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)
Pursuant to section 204(b) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), 50 U.S.C. 1703(b), I hereby report that I have exercised my authority to declare a national emergency to [...]
President Barack Obama has already held more than twice as many re-election fundraising events than President George W. Bush did in his entire 2004 re-election campaign.
According to Mark Knoller of CBS News, unofficial keeper of presidential statistics, Obama has held 124 fundraisers – about one every three days – since he launched his re-election bid last April compared to the 57 Bush held to raise cash for his re-election bid [...]
President Obama’s remarks today about the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin drew scowls from GOP presidential contender New Gingrich, who called them “disgraceful” and divisive.
“What the president said in a sense is disgraceful. It’s not a question of who that young man looked like,” Gingrich said on Sean Hannity’s radio show.
President Obama today offered a personal reflection on the tragic shooting the Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, saying the incident requires [...]