Politics

How one Kentucky college dodged a tax on endowments

Steven Bloom, director of governmental relations for the American Council on Education, said the endowment tax will do nothing yet harm. “in which just takes away money coming from schools in which will be hit along with sends the money to Washington,” Bloom said. “Those dollars could be used for things like financial aid.” One of the schools in which ...

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I never expected ‘which much hate’

Four-time U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn told CNBC she stands by her opinions despite the backlash she’s endured coming from internet trolls over her negative comments about President Donald Trump. “I don’t think I was expecting which much hate which came my way. however which’s why I normally don’t talk about politics,” Vonn said in an interview coming from the ...

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Trump, at CPAC, presses his support for giving certain teachers guns

President Donald Trump on Friday doubled down on remarks which some teachers should be trained to carry firearms in schools. In a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump described the proposal as a “common-sense” measure. “the item’s time to make our schools a much harder target for attackers,” Trump said. “When we declare our schools to be ...

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Americans’ interest in gun control isn’t going away

President Donald Trump’s listening session at the White House as well as nationwide student protests have helped keep the topic within the public eye. On Thursday, quite a few companies cut ties with the National Rifle Association amid pressure via customers. as well as shares of gun makers Sturm Ruger as well as American Outdoor Brands are down 3.6 percent ...

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Missouri governor defiant after indictment linked to affair

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before he was elected. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Thursday announced the indictment which followed an ...

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Trump infrastructure plan comes up $1 trillion short: Analysis

Since the 1960s, when the federal government began winding down construction of the interstate highway system, federal spending for public projects has steadily fallen as a percent of GDP. Last year, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the nation’s infrastructure a D+ grade in its latest annual report. After years of underfunding, the item will take trillions of dollars ...

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Ban gun sales to those under 21 years old

As teachers returned Friday to a high school where a shooter killed 17 people, Florida’s governor proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21. Gov. Rick Scott announced the proposal as part of a three-point plan to prevent gun violence. He also called for a trained law enforcement officer in every school in Florida by the time ...

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Trump calls meeting on biofuels policy blamed by bankrupt refiner

U.S. President Donald Trump has called a meeting early next week with key senators along with Cabinet officials to discuss potential alterations to biofuels policy, which will be coming under increasing pressure after a Pennsylvania refiner blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy, according to four sources familiar with the matter. The meeting comes as the oil industry along with corn ...

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