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This week the White House said that they would be willing to remove the Obamacare individual mandate repeal from the GOP tax plan if that were to prevent it from being passed. This comes after Senate GOP leaders attempted to work the repeal into the Senate tax overhaul ...
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On the last leg of his Asian diplomacy trip, President Trump stopped in the Philippines. The trip lasted nearly two weeks, the longest stop of which has made multiple headlines. The president seems to have struck a friendly tone with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, praising him during the ASEAN Summit. ...
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The House of Representatives and Senate Finance Committee passed an enormous rewrite of the tax codes on Thursday, marking a significant victory for President Trump and a significant step toward the Republican Party’s goal to deliver $1.5 trillion in tax cuts over the next decade. An overhaul of ...
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Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has threatened to sue the Washington Post in response to their piece about the sexual misconduct allegations against him. The Post reported that Moore had sexual relations with teenagers while he was in his early 30s.  During a campaign speech in Huntsville, Alabama, ...
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President Trump bestowed praises on Chinese leader President Xi Jinping Thursday while completing his Asian tour. He refused to fault China’s leader for any part in the trade imbalance that he criticized during his campaign. In a joint press conference with Xi in front of businessmen, President Trump ...
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House Republicans revealed their long-anticipated tax plan to the public this past Thursday. According to CNN, the bill, titled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, proposes the reduction of tax brackets from seven to four and would also increase standard deduction. As reported by CNN, Speaker of the ...
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On Monday, Special Prosecutor Robert S. Mueller revealed charges against President Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort, his longtime business partner Rick Gates, and Mr. Trump’s former foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos. Manafort was indicted on charges that he funneled millions of dollars through an overseas shell company. ...
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The opioid epidemic is now a public health emergency, following an announcement by President Donald Trump. Mr. Trump spoke broadly about the opioid epidemic in a speech on Thursday at the White House, saying, “Nobody has seen anything like what is going on now.” He then added, “As ...
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Last Monday President Trump promised that his new tax plan would not affect Americans’ tax deferred retirement plans. His latest announcement via Twitter clashes with reports that Republicans are considering a proposal that would significantly reduce the income workers can save in programs like the 401(k) retirement plan, ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling the globe this week, and his latest stops have been two back to back visits in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tillerson meetings with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and President Fouad Massoum were practically done in complete secrecy, according to the ...
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