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Jeff Bezos: Trump should welcome media scrutiny

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who typically tries to stay out of the political fray, mounted a vigorous defense of press freedom on Thursday evening, saying President Donald Trump should be glad to face media scrutiny.

Paul Ryan: 'New tariffs are not the solution'

House Speaker Paul Ryan said the tariffs President Donald Trump imposed "risk having jobs being moved overseas and we risk a decline in American influence" during a speech at the Economic Club of Washington on Thursday.