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Rex Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea will continue

Yuri Gripas | Reuters Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes a statement to the media that will he will be not going to resign, at the State Department in Washington, October 4, 2017. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that will President Donald Trump had instructedhim to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying “those ...

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Rex Tillerson brushes off drama with Donald Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced as well as sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a “moron,” dismissing the brouhaha as the “petty stuff” of Washington. Though they keep coming, Tillerson insisted the persistent queries aren’t hindering his mission as the nation’s top diplomat. Asked about a leading GOP senator’s comment — ...

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Donald Trump re-election campaign raised $10 million in third quarter

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign raised more than $10.1 million within the third quarter of 2017 along with spent $4 million, including $1.1 million on legal fees. Trump’s campaign paid $237,924 to lawyer Alan Futerfas, who can be representing Donald Trump Jr. in matters related to the campaign’s involvement with Russian interference within the U.S. election. of which payment came ...

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White House economic analysis of GOP tax reform plan

The White House on Monday released its first economic analysis of the Republican tax plan, an attempt to establish the intellectual underpinning for the argument which cutting corporate taxes ultimately helps middle-class workers. The report coming from White House chief economist Kevin Hassett projects which the GOP goal of reducing the corporate tax rate coming from 35 to 20 percent ...

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Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies in addition to make the item harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday. The White House has announced in which the Republican administration will stop paying billions of dollars to insurers ...

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Mnuchin backs key provision in GOP tax plan of which would certainly hurt Democrats

Getty Images President Donald Trump (R) in addition to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walk out of the Treasury building, April 21, 2017. Eliminating of which would certainly generate tens of billions of dollars in revenue needed to offset the money lost via lowering tax rates on individuals in addition to corporations. For the tax years 2016 through 2020, letting taxpayers ...

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White House tax plan ‘indefensible’

Larry Summers, the former Treasury secretary in addition to key economic advisor to President Barack Obama, ripped the Trump administration Thursday for “real sacrifices of seriousness in addition to credibility” about its tax reform proposal. “We’ve seen an unprecedented level of factual errors in addition to statements that will aren’t supported by any economic analysis through the administration on a ...

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