When Democrats take control of the House in early 2019, one of the first things they are likely to go after is President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says US tariffs weren’t the reason he was willing to agree to a new trade deal earlier this year– dismissing President Donald Trump’s argument that the duties on Canadian goods forced his hand.
President Donald Trump tied the success of the faltering stock market to the election in a tweet Tuesday, suggesting that if the Democrats prevail on Nov. 6 it could mean more losses.
After a U.N. agency issued a report in May on the state of poverty in the United States, concluding that 40 million Americans are poor and more than 5 million live in “Third World conditions,” the Trump administration ridiculed the findings.
Business leaders and lawmakers are expressing alarm that the White House is apparently not allowing any exemptions to its latest round of China tariffs, which cover $200 billion worth of goods. The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office has yet to create a process for requesting exclusions to the levies, a contrast to previous rounds of tariffs.
Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. Businesses are investing in our great country. And most important, Americans are winning.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Monday that she will support the GOP tax plan as leadership appears to have the votes to pass the bill.
Parents will get twice as large of a tax credit for each child next year, under a compromise hammered out by the House and Senate Friday — although other changes to the bill mitigate the impact of that tax break.
With so much at stake in President Trump’s tax scam, advocates for women and families are telling members of Congress to say NO to what Trump and the GOP have planned for giveaways to wealthy people and corporations and YES to the notion that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed and thrive regardless of their income, identity, or background.
The Senate voted to pass a sweeping GOP tax bill on Saturday morning while Americans were sleeping, in a move that was sharply criticized by both Democrats and the public. While the biggest takeaway is that the wealthiest people and big corporations would receive massive tax cuts and reap the most benefits, the GOP tax bill would dramatically affect millennial women by slashing investments in women and families programs, gutting a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, and placing more financial burdens on young women.