Margaret Talev

Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Suggests GM Should Sell Idled Ohio Auto Plant

GM General Motors shuttered the Lordstown, Ohio plant that was producing the Chevy Cruze. (Allison Farrand/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said March 20 that General Motors Co. should sell an idled plant in Lordstown, Ohio, or restart production. The company said it’s received inquiries about factory.

Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Waives Jones Act to Speed Up Aid Shipments to Puerto Rico

In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a crane used at the port to move cargo from ships lays on top of the Fusion Cuisine and Bar restaurant after the passing of Hurricane Maria in the La Guancha area of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Jorge A Ramirez Portela/AP

President Donald Trump ordered the Jones Act to be waived for shipments to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico immediately at the request of Governor Ricardo Rossello, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Sept. 28.

Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News
September 28, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline in Win for Environmentalists

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News

President Obama rejected TransCanada Corp.’s bid to build the Keystone XL pipeline, ending seven years of debate over an infrastructure project that swelled into one of the most contentious environmental issues of his presidency.

Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News
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Mark Drajem | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2015