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May 22 2019
President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Democrats on Wednesday to unveil a way to fund a $2 million infrastructure deal. In a last minute move, Trump, however, said infrastructure won't happen until a trade deal is struck.
“Before we get to infrastructure, it is my strong view that Congress should first pass the important and popular USMCA trade deal,” Trump wrote in a letterTownhall
Mar 25 2020
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Updated 3/27/2020 at 4:54 p.m. ET: President Donald Trump signed a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill into law Friday afternoon, aimed at stabilizing the economy and American life amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
The legislation — the largest of its kind in U.S. history — includes direct payments toHenry A. Brechter
Mar 11 2019
We don’t often see eye-to-eye with Elizabeth Warren, but we agree that it would be a bad thing if Amazon were the only retailer left in the country. We also agree that there’s reason to fear the power that Facebook and Google wield, or could wield someday.
We’re still not on board at the moment with Warren’s idea that the federal government ought to break up the big tech companies. ButWashington Examiner
Jul 18 2019
Fresh from his condemnation by House Democrats, President Trump exulted Wednesday that he’s winning his feud against a “squad” of liberal lawmakers, pointing to an uptick in his polling and claiming victory with boisterous supporters at a campaign rally in North Carolina.
He attacked Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee and U.S. citizen from Minnesota, by claiming she is disloyal to theWashington Times
Jun 28 2012
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Thursday joined the liberal wing of the Supreme Court to save the heart of President Obamas landmark health-care law, agreeing that the requirement for nearly all Americans to secure health insurance is permissible under Congresss taxing authority.
Even as it upheld that central component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, however,Washington Post
Mar 08 2019
U.S. hiring was the weakest in more than a year while wage gains were the fastest of the expansion and the unemployment rate fell, a possible sign that America’s jobs engine is starting to slow down.
Treasuries rallied while the dollar and stock futures fell.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 20,000 after an upwardly revised 311,000 gain the prior month, a Labor Department reportNewsmax (News)
Mar 07 2019
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced by a U.S. judge in Virginia on Thursday for bank and tax fraud uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis could deliver effectively a life sentence to Manafort, 69, if he follows federal sentencing guidelines citedReuters
Mar 06 2019
“Dozens of people with connections to President Donald Trump and his associates will receive document requests this week, as the House Judiciary Committee starts a broad new probe looking at possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. The panel sent letters to 81 people asking a flurry of questions about Trump’s activities before and after he was elected president. ThoseThe Flip Side
Jun 14 2012
The DNC released a new ad on Wednesday featuring a teacher, a police officer, and a firefighter in response to Mitt Romney's comments Friday on cutting government workers. "He wants to cut taxes for people lik
Read more: http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2012/06/13/republican-and-democratic-n...Fox News (Online News)
Feb 07 2015
Over the last few years, the Republican Congress and Barack Obama have done a decent job of bringing down the immense deficits created by the recession and the President Obama's own response to it. The federal deficit is now "only" $468 billion dollars for 2015. The deficit will continue to fall, mostly because of increased taxes, until 2017 - at which point it will start to grow larger,Townhall