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Africa: Advisors Propose New System to Regulate China’s Overseas Investments

January 15, 2021
Beijing — A government-backed coalition of international advisors to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has recommended that China apply more stringent environmental controls over its overseas investments. If adopted, this would be a major departure from China’s usual approach of deferring to host country rules, many of them inadequate, for regulating its overseas investments.

Trump’s attack on Social Security gives his advisors heartburn, Biden a Trump-sized opening

August 11, 2020
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who reportedly opposed Trump’s payroll tax suspension order, insisted on Fox News that a Trump administration would make sure that the funds were replaced from the Treasury general fund, and that Trump “in no way wants to harm those trust funds, so they’d be reimbursed just as they always have in