Before he ran for office, Donald Trump made millions by selling his name to adorn other people's products. There was Trump deodorant. Trump ties. Trump steaks. Trump underwear. Trump furniture. At one time, there was even a Trump-branded urine test.Now, almost all of them are gone.In 2015, Trump listed 19 companies that were paying him to produce or distribute Trump-branded consumer goods.In recent weeks, only two said they are still selling Trump-branded goods. One is a Panamanian company selling Trump bed linens and home goods. The other is a Turkish company selling Trump furniture.Of the rest, some Trump partners quit in reaction to campaign-trail rhetoric on immigrants and Muslims. Others said their licensing agreements had expired. Others said nothing beyond confirming that they'd stopped working with Trump. Their last Trump goods are now being sold off, often at a discount: One cologne is marked down from $42 to $9.99 for an ounce."Success by Trump," the website says. And below … [Read more...] about Before he ran for office, Trump made millions off his brand. Now his merchandise empire is virtually gone.
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President Donald Trump started his term as the Detroit auto industry’s best friend in at least a generation. His policies since then suggest reality can be more complex. The Trump administration’s proposals on fuel economy and trade — with Canada and Mexico, with China, and maybe with special barriers to foreign-made vehicles imported into the United States — threaten to upend delicate balances the industry has spent years refining, analysts and ranking officials say. “One always has to be aware of the unintended consequences,” said U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn. Speaking about the president’s relationship with automakers, she said, “I know how complicated the issues are, and I know how complicated the man is.” <img 2017="" act="" allow="" alternate="WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11: US President Donald Trump signs H.R. 1865, the " and="" assetid="33756459" assettype="image" class="imgAsset middle" credit="GAIA - … [Read more...] about Auto industry complexities defy easy Trump fix
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Podcast: Howes on Trump’s mixed signals Howes: Trump is sending mixed signals to the industrial heartland, whose voters helped deliver him to the White House. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Daniel Howes, The Detroit News Published 9:48 a.m. ET April 7, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says President Donald Trump is sending mixed signals to the industrial heartland, whose voters helped deliver him … [Read more...] about Podcast: Howes on Trump’s mixed signals
WASHINGTON — Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt met with President Donald Trump on Friday to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing.Pruitt visited the White House to discuss his agency's recent steps to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards for cars, but he also fought for his job in his meeting with the president, according to two administration officials. While White House aides are increasingly fed up with Pruitt and chief of staff John Kelly has advocated firing him, Trump remains less certain. Pruitt is one of the most effective members of his Cabinet in undermining his predecessor's regulatory agenda, and Trump enjoys his hard-charging style.The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe sensitive internal discussions.Kelly and other White House aides are frustrated by the steady drip of negative press Pruitt is attracting over a seemingly … [Read more...] about EPA chief Scott Pruitt head fights for his job in meeting with President Trump
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Trump to roll back fuel standards for cars, light trucks EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Obama's decision to move ahead with tougher fuel standards was wrong. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 25 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs By Todd Spangler and Eric Lawrence, Detroit Free Press Published 3:37 p.m. ET April 2, 2018 | Updated 6:15 p.m. ET April 2, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 25 COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced Monday that it would revise tough mileage-per-gallon fuel standards for cars and light trucks, saying those rules agreed to during President Barack Obama's time in … [Read more...] about Trump to roll back fuel standards for cars, light trucks