Listen: Ken Thomas, President Trump, Federal Reserve discussed on WSJ What's News
"I'm Anne Marie for totally and New York before we get to our main story on the March jobs report here are some other top stories. We're following President Trump says the Federal Reserve should be in quantitative easing speaking before heading to southern California on Friday, Trump said the fed should cut interest rates and also begin buying assets to stimulate growth. The fed is currently slowing the runoff in its bond portfolio. The president's comments come after he declared his intention to nominate Herman Cain, a former GOP presidential candidate to a seat on the Federal Reserve's board. The Federal Aviation Administration is disputing allegations that there were lapses in training for Boeing seven thirty-seven max aircraft in a letter. FA acting chief David L will told a Senate panel. There were no systemic problems with the qualifications of key agency staff who established mandates for pilot training. He says safety inspectors on the panel known as the flight standardization board were quote fully qualified for those activities. The aircraft have been grounded following two fatal crashes one in Ethiopia last month and another in Indonesia in October in a speech before the international brotherhood of electrical workers on Friday for vice president Joe Biden made light of the controversy that he touched woman and unwelcome ways he said he had permission to hug a top union leader. And later repeated that he had permission when he put his arm around. Boy, Wall Street Journal reporter, Ken Thomas has more view was asked by reporters after the conference about the controversy. And you know, he reiterated some of the statements and comments that he made in the video a couple days ago. Video also made clear that this is who he is. And and how he is. Operated in that. He he never meant to make anyone uncomfortable. When a reporter asked him if he owed the women an apology. He said, I'm not sorry for any of my intentions. I've never been disrespectful intentionally to a man or a woman in. So he he he's trying to, you know, impress upon people that he's always been someone who's tried to make a human connection when he when he campaigns, and he in that's how he continues and hopes operate Biden said he is close to a decision on whether or not he'll seek the democratic nomination for president in two thousand twenty. Join the Wall Street Journal National Geographic on one of five unique land expeditions to Israel and Palestine Columbia, South Korea, China or South Africa along the way, you'll enjoy exclusive access to pioneer journalists.."