October Surprise? Trump Is Preparing For A New Round Of Tax Cuts


Is this an October surprise? Over the weekend, President Trump teased that a fresh new round of tax cuts are in the works and could be revealed before November. The package of tax cuts passed in December of 2017 hasn’t been an albatross around the GOP’s neck, which Democrats had hoped for heading into 2018 (they’re wrong about everything). It... Read more

Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia’s Account Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Death


Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said he believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the journalist’s killing. Republican senators on Sunday threw cold water on Saudi Arabia’s shifting explanations for journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, calling for significant action to be taken against the kingdom if the Saudi crown prince is found responsible. Saudi Arabia, which initially denied any involvement in... Read more

Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says


It’s a reminder of how big the stakes are in the midterm elections. Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if they retain control of Congress next year, the Senate’s GOP leader said on Wednesday. The statement, which Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made in an interview with Reuters, came in response to a question about what the... Read more

Sen. Lindsey Graham says Mohammed bin Salman had Khashoggi 'murdered'


Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday blasted Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the putative leader of Saudi Arabia, over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, calling him "a wrecking ball" who had the missing journalist "murdered." "This guy is a wrecking ball, he had this guy murdered in a consulate in Turkey, and to expect me to ignore it, I feel used and... Read more

Trump Hits A New High-Water Mark: The Biggest Federal Deficit In 6 Years


The federal deficit has soared 17 percent in the president’s first fiscal year. President Donald Trump likes to boast that he’s breaking records with the latest low unemployment figures. Here’s another record for his administration: The 2018 federal deficit hit the highest level of the last six years. The deficit jumped 17 percent (or by $113 billion) to $779 billion at the... Read more



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