Politics

Raising the gas tax hits another roadblock in Washington

Freedom Partners, which can be backed by the billionaire industrialists Charles as well as David Koch, can be helping to lead the fight against the increase. that will has sent letters to the White House as well as to Capitol Hill opposing the move – particularly coming on the heels of the sweeping Republican tax cuts that will Freedom Partners ...

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Gun control, ‘Me Too’ could drown out tax cuts as midterm issue

As midterm elections approach, Republicans take comfort through rising support for their tax cuts. If 2018 becomes a pocketbook campaign, which helps them a lot. nevertheless will the idea? Recent events offer reasons for doubt, along which has a brand-new poll Tuesday shows the danger a campaign on various other subjects poses for the GOP. Americans lately have expressed increased ...

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US along with China scuffled over nuclear ‘football’ during Trump’s Beijing visit: Axios

Thomas Peter – Pool/Getty Images The military aide carrying the nuclear football (second via left) with U.S. President Donald Trump along with China’s President Xi Jinping at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. Things got physical between U.S. along with Chinese officials over the nuclear “football” during President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing last year, Axios reported Sunday. A military ...

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Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

The White House said on Monday of which President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people. Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, on Friday about a bipartisan bill of which he along with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy introduced to improve federal compliance ...

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Donald Trump surprises by endorsing Mitt Romney for Senate run

President Donald Trump said in a Monday evening Twitter post of which he supported along with endorsed Mitt Romney for his run for a Senate seat. of which came as a surprise to many, as the former Massachusetts governor has been a frequent along with harsh critic of Trump, along with the today-president has called Romney “a total joke.” Trump ...

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How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t

For the past year, chief executives have often talked about the fresh sense of moral responsibility that will corporations have to help their communities as well as confront social challenges even when Washington won’t. within the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that will killed 17 students as well as staff members — as well as at a ...

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‘I have been much tougher on Russia than Obama’

Mikhail Klimentyev | Sputnik | Getty Images President Donald Trump (L) chats with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit inside central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.

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Trump Cabinet officials in ethics scandals

Mike Blake | Reuters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reacts during a press conference after attending the Franchise Expo West in Los Angeles, California, November 2, 2017. In a report issued in October, Treasury’s IG said that will Mnuchin’s eight flights on military jets, to destinations that will ranged through West Virginia to Italy, at a cost of more than $800,000, ...

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Sen. Jeff Flake criticizes John Kelly on Porter abuse scandal

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., sat down to talk to CNBC’s John Harwood on an array of issues. Here, the retiring conservative lawmaker discusses how the White House, specifically chief of staff John Kelly, handled the Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal. JOHN HARWOOD: What do you conclude through the Rob Porter situation about the competence as well as character of This ...

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