Countertop Maker Clio Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The Wall Street Journal | Jan 17, 2020 at 10:28 PM

Countertop maker Clio Holdings, created from the roll up of a number of smaller players, is closing its doors after failing to integrate its businesses and suffering from both the Trump administration’s tariffs imposed during the U.S.-China trade war and by separate, more recent duties on imported Chinese quartz.

Despite lack of primary threat, Trump ‘going big’ in Iowa

Reuters | Jan 17, 2020 at 8:22 PM

President Donald Trump’s campaign plans to blanket Iowa with representatives and events ahead of the state’s Feb. 3 caucuses, hoping to use the first-in-the-nation primary to show evidence of his strength in rural America, sources tell Reuters.