Ratcliffe Nomination Withdrawn — White House Officials Race to Appoint Another Nominee

On Friday, without warning, President Trump withdrew his nomination for national intelligence chief, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX). Despite having had backing from the President, the Congressman had received little support from Republican senators. Trump also expressed his concern that Ratcliffe was being mistreated by the media in a tweet saying, “Our great Republican Congressman John […]

Trump Nominates Gold Standard Supporter To Federal Reserve Board

On July 2nd, President Trump nominated Judy Shelton to fill one of the two open positions on the Federal Reserve board. Judy Shelton currently has the position of U.S. Executive Director of European Bank of Reconstruction & Development. According to multiple sources, Shelton is a strong supporter of the gold standard and has heavily criticized […]