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President Donald Trump speaks while hosting a breakfast with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. At left is Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Donald Trump Promises to Cut Taxes and Regulation ‘Massively’

President Donald Trump met with business CEOs and leaders on Monday morning, having a breakfast meeting where he promised to meet with them on a regular basis in his administration. “We are going to be cutting taxes massively for both

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Iran Adopting ‘Art of the Deal’ Strategy as Trump Takes Office

Iran is adopting Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal strategy by scrambling to sign Western energy deals as bargaining chips before confronting the President-elect, who once called the Iran nuclear deal “one of the worst deals ever made by any country in history.”

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Time Warner CEO: Democrats, not Trump, Threatened First Amendment

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said Tuesday that the real threat to the First Amendment in the 2016 election had come from Democrats, not from Donald Trump — and that the media had largely missed the threat because of their own partisan bias.

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Trump’s Victory: A Rebellion Against Silicon Valley

Donald Trump won a Republican White House, Senate and House because he led a rebellion against the Democrats’ embrace of Silicon Valley’s business model, which profits from global trade, offshore labor and foreign skilled workers.

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 Silicon Valley Cash Failing Effort to Abolish Death Penalty

Despite Silicon Valley executives’ expectation they could lead a national effort to abolish the death penalty by funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into a California initiative, law enforcement and conservatives have raised cash to defend the death penalty, and appear headed

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Twitter Braces For Company-Wide Layoffs Under New CEO

Company co-founder Jack Dorsey, recently installed as CEO, has promised “big changes” for Twitter, and “has been vocal about the need to shake things up at the company, as user growth and engagement has stalled and the company’s stock has been battered,” according to Business Insider. Dorsey described the company’s flagging performance as “unacceptable” and promised to “ensure more disciplined execution” in a June conference call.

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Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO and Sandberg Spouse, Dies Suddenly

Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, died suddenly on Friday evening, according to a Facebook post by his brother Robert. Goldberg passed away while on vacation with his family. The cause of death was not disclosed.