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CEOs Salivate Over Trump's Tax-Cut Plans, Vague as They May Be

Nothing gets Corporate America going like a tax-cut proposal.

Chief executive officers are keeping their fingers crossed that the skeletal details offered up by President Donald Trump’s administration Wednesday will turn into a concrete proposal to slash the corporate tax

John Kasich speaks out on ICE agents 'yanking people out of their homes'

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday slammed President Donald Trump's administration for implementing what the homeland security secretary referred to as "knock-and-talks" carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officers.

Kasich, speaking to Business Insider while

Report: Many Republicans concerned Trump's performance could imperil 2018 elections

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A number of republican politicians and major donors have expressed concern about what the 2018 midterm elections will hold, and some say President Trump's performance is one of the threats to a favorable outcome.

According to Politico, specific reasons cited by the conc

Why Trump’s threat to sabotage Obamacare would backfire



President Donald Trump has made it explicit: He is taking Obamacare hostage to try to force Democrats to work with him on health care reform.

The president has a real basis for the threat. A lawsuit working its way through the courts right now threatens crucial subsidies

Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election: documents

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A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters.

They describ

CEOs Salivate Over Trump's Tax-Cut Plans, Vague as They May Be

27-04-2017

CEOs Salivate Over Trump's Tax-Cut Plans, Vague as They May Be

Nothing gets Corporate America going like a tax-cut proposal. Chief executive officers are keeping their fingers crossed that the skeletal details offered up by President Donald Trump’s administration Wednesday will turn into a concrete proposal to slash the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from the current 35 percent. That would free them up to invest and fuel economic expansion, they said in interviews and conference calls this week. “If you listen to the framework of tax...

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John Kasich speaks out on ICE agents 'yanking people out of their homes'

25-04-2017

John Kasich speaks out on ICE agents 'yanking people out of their homes'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday slammed President Donald Trump's administration for implementing what the homeland security secretary referred to as "knock-and-talks" carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officers. Kasich, speaking to Business Insider while promoting his new book, "Two Paths: America Divided or United," described the initiative as un-American. "It's terrible," he said in describing one of the Trump administration's early actions with which he strongly disagreed. "There are some things going on that I really don't like at...

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Report: Many Republicans concerned Trump's performance could imperil 2018 elections

25-04-2017

Report: Many Republicans concerned Trump's performance could imperil 2018 elections

A number of republican politicians and major donors have expressed concern about what the 2018 midterm elections will hold, and some say President Trump's performance is one of the threats to a favorable outcome. According to Politico, specific reasons cited by the concerned vary and include the Trump administration's lack of successful legislation and the president's poor approval ratings. Thus far, quick and significant changes promised by Trump, including the repeal of Obamacare and tax reform have been either delayed...

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Why Trump’s threat to sabotage Obamacare would backfire

20-04-2017

Why Trump’s threat to sabotage Obamacare would backfire

President Donald Trump has made it explicit: He is taking Obamacare hostage to try to force Democrats to work with him on health care reform. The president has a real basis for the threat. A lawsuit working its way through the courts right now threatens crucial subsidies that help lower costs for millions of people who bought their insurance through Obamacare. Those subsidies are known as cost-sharing reductions. The Obama administration had been defending the subsidies,...

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Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election: documents

20-04-2017

Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election: documents

A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework and rationale for what U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded was an intensive effort by Russia to interfere with the Nov. 8 election. U.S....

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Republicans live to fight another day in Georgia House race

19-04-2017

Republicans live to fight another day in Georgia House race

All eyes were on suburban Atlanta Tuesday as Georgia's sixth congressional held a special House election Democrats hoped would send a message to President Trump while Republicans worked to keep their grip on a seat that has been theirs for 38 years. Republicans appear to have done well enough to force the race into a runoff. But the Democratic candidate finished first, nearly 30 points aheadof the leading Republican. Democrats declared a moral victory Tuesday night...

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The Human Cost Of Trump’s Rollback On Regulations

16-04-2017

The Human Cost Of Trump’s Rollback On Regulations

 If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he’d rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis. “I would choose to go much quicker,” he said, “rather than to have my family watch me suffer.” Ward fears that other workers will face the same suffocating illness as his father, thanks to the regulatory rollback underway by the Trump administration. Ward’s father spent several years working...

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The Huffington Post

Jerry Falwell Jr. Calls Donald Trump The…

30-04-2017

Jerry Falwell Jr. Calls Donald Trump The 'Dream President' For Evangelicals

Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr., an early backer of... Read more

U.S. Congressional Talks Yield Deal To F…

30-04-2017

U.S. Congressional Talks Yield Deal To Fund Government Through September

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional negotiators have hammered out a bipartisan agreement on a spending package to keep the federal... Read more

Reports: Sebastian Gorka To Leave White …

30-04-2017

Reports: Sebastian Gorka To Leave White House Following Outcry Over Extremist Links

Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump who generated controversy for his alleged ties to a Nazi-aligned group,... Read more

Nancy Pelosi: 'I Never Thought I’d Pray'…

30-04-2017

Nancy Pelosi: 'I Never Thought I’d Pray' Bush Was Still President

Nancy Pelosi may have sparred with former President George W. Bush during his eight years in office, but now she’s... Read more

Newsmax

Candidates Invoke Trump's Name, God in A…

30-04-2017

Candidates Invoke Trump's Name, God in Alabama Senate Race

Seated beneath the Ten Commandments plaque that first made him a conservative icon in the culture wars, U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice... Read more

Schumer: Trump 'Doesn't Consult Us at Al…

30-04-2017

Schumer: Trump 'Doesn't Consult Us at All'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., claimed President Donald Trump has made little headway with Congress on issues of his agenda because "he doesn't consult... Read more

Ethics Rules Waivers for Trump's Team to…

30-04-2017

Ethics Rules Waivers for Trump's Team to Get Federal Scrutiny

The top federal ethics agency is conducting a review that will examine every waiver of conflict of interest rules President Donald Trump’s appointees have received.... Read more

Rep. Waters: Trump a Pathological Liar; …

30-04-2017

Rep. Waters: Trump a Pathological Liar; Russia a Serious Issue

Rep. Maxine Waters on Sunday said the possibility that some of President Donald Trump's aides had ties with Russia during the presidential campaign is a... Read more

Politico

Biden to Democrats: Rediscover what you …

30-04-2017

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Yes, Joe Biden said, the Democratic Party is in crisis. And so is America. But it's not... Read more

GOP faces make-or-break moment on Obamac…

30-04-2017

House Republican leaders and White House officials are increasingly confident about passing their long-stalled Obamacare replacement bill: More lawmakers than... Read more

GOP faces make-or-break moment on Obamac…

30-04-2017

House Republican leaders and White House officials are increasingly confident about passing their long-stalled Obamacare replacement bill: More lawmakers than... Read more

Congressional leaders near agreement on …

30-04-2017

Congressional leaders near agreement on spending deal

The deal could be announced as early as Sunday evening if the few remaining issues are dealt with. | Getty... Read more

NY Times

Bipartisan Agreement Reached to Fund Gov…

30-04-2017

Congressional leaders reached a spending agreement on Sunday, aides from both parties said, effectively ending the threat of a government shutdown next weekend.... Read more

Sebastian Gorka Likely to Be Out of Whit…

30-04-2017

Mr. Gorka, an adviser on national security who has attracted criticism for his links to far-right groups and his hard-line views on Islam, is to... Read more

Emboldened by Trump but Divided by Gener…

30-04-2017

The party has two groups: on one side, older figures like Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, and on the other, younger candidates spanning... Read more

Finding the Will to Party on a Muted Cor…

30-04-2017

The Hollywood cool factor of the Obama years was all but gone, but people came out to celebrate the press and the weekend’s other hero,... Read more

As Trump Assails the Media, Washington F…

30-04-2017

The Hollywood cool factor of the Obama years was all but gone, but people came out to celebrate the press and the weekend’s other hero,... Read more

Washington Times

Investigators in Russian election meddli…

30-04-2017

Bitter memories from the last major congressional probe into the executive branch loom over Capitol Hill as lawmakers embark on an ambitious, divisive slate of... Read more

Congress nearing deal for spending bill …

30-04-2017

Capitol Hill negotiators were approaching a deal Sunday for a spending bill to avert an end-of-week government shutdown and fund the government for the remainder... Read more

Negotiators agree on spending bill to av…

30-04-2017

Capitol Hill negotiators reached a deal late Sunday for a spending bill to avert an end-of-week government shutdown and fund the government for the remainder... Read more

Donald Trump has NRA but needs Republica…

30-04-2017

ATLANTA | For years the GOP pitch to conservative voters in general, and gun rights supporters in particular, was: We might have the House and... Read more

Donald Trump breaks political mold by st…

30-04-2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: I asked President Trump on Friday if he thought it was small, petty and unhelpful to have his predecessor — in a $400,000 speech... Read more

Economic News

Shark attacks swimmer near San Onofre be…

30-04-2017

Shark attacks swimmer near San Onofre beach, tears off part of leg

A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities... Read more

11 killed by storms and flooding in Sout…

30-04-2017

11 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

CANTON, Texas (AP) — At least 11 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also... Read more

Swimmer injured in shark attack at South…

30-04-2017

Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a... Read more

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