The Navy says that the Japan-based USS Ronald Reagan will provide airpower support as the US pulls troops and equipment out of Afghanistan.
A change.org petition to rename Ronald Reagan Airport after JoJo Siwa, created by Dylan Long, has amassed more than 55,000 signatures.
A recent photo of the "Trump Train" showed a doctored image of Reagan in a red hat. The bus tours the US gathering support for Trump.
As the Liz Cheney fight shows, the GOP has decided that denying reality is the litmus test for being a Republican. If that's not your thing, get out.
"Covid has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank says. Joe Biden argues "Trickle-down economics has never worked."
Pete Souza served as the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan. For both administrations, Souza put his personal life on hold to follow the presidents for eight years, photographing history. Business Insider sits down with Souza to break down his most iconic shots and […]
In 1970, Milton Friedman wrote an influential essay in The New York Times Magazine declaring the primary purpose of a company is to maximise profits for its shareholders. He disagreed that businesses had any responsibility to provide employment, eliminate discrimination, or avoid pollution, among other ‘catchwords of the contemporary crop […]
President Trump accepted the GOP nomination at the 2020 Republican National Convention on Thursday with a speech focused on fear and chaos, breaking from party tradition. The president attacked his enemies and painted a dark picture of America’s future rather than calling for hope and unity like previous Republican nominees […]
Financiers, business leaders, and regular folks are increasingly calling on political leaders to reshape capitalism and address rampant racial inequality in the US. As policymakers try to address the coronavirus pandemic, experts point to the ways past US policies boosted quality of life for white Americans while leaving Black Americans […]
The Reagan Foundation has requested that Trump Make America Great Again, a Trump campaign and RNC fundraising committee, stop using President Ronald Reagan’s image. The request comes after the committee offered a commemorative coin embossed with President Donald Trump and President Ronald Reagan’s image to donors. RNC Communications Director Michael […]
Former Reagan economic advisor Arthur Laffer wants to cut the salaries of government officials and academics to stimulate the coronavirus-stricken economy. His proposal also includes a payroll tax cut until the end of the year. Laffer has been mentioned as a possible leader of the second coronavirus task force aimed […]
Even before the age of rapid, easy air travel, presidents still needed to get around the country as quickly as possible. Train was the fastest, simplest alternative, and so a special presidential locomotive was employed. The Ferdinand Magellan was specially redesigned for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1942, with engineers […]
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died at age 92. Volcker served as Fed chair from 1979 until 1987, helping to rein in persistently high inflation and reset the economy from the 1970s. After his time as Fed chair, Volcker continued to serve in various capacities including as a […]
President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas in November 1963 while riding in an open-topped Lincoln Continental. In the decades since Kennedy’s assassination, the president’s car has been totally redesigned, prioritising security. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It is a picture of one of the darkest moments in American […]
The Maria Fire exploded to 9,412 acres overnight on a mountaintop in Ventura County, California. Over the last two weeks, strong Santa Ana and Diablo winds have helped fires spread across California. Another blaze in Ventura County, the Easy Fire, threatened the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, but the site was […]
When Ronald Reagan was governor of California he made racist comments in a 1971 phone call with President Richard Nixon. Reagan was angry at African delegates in the UN for siding against the US in a vote to recognise the People’s Republic of China, and he described them as “monkeys.” […]
President Donald Trump shared a photo of him and former President Ronald Reagan with a quote praising him falsely attributed to Reagan on Monday, calling it “cute!” on Twitter. The meme included the fake quote, claiming Reagan said, “For the life of me, and I’ll never know how to explain […]