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Politics Lamar Smith

  • WASHINGTON— Seeking to advance her family-focused agenda, Ivanka Trump made her first official sojourn to Capitol Hill Tuesday to talk tax policy with Republican lawmakers. Marco Rubio of Florida that included talks about expanding the child tax credit, paid family leave and other family-focused tax policies. After the session, Ivanka Trump tweeted: "Just...

  • A senior EPA official who had been briefed by members of the Trump administration mentioned the executive orders at a meeting of staffers in the EPA's Office of General Counsel on Tuesday, but did not provide details about what the orders would say, said the sources, who asked not to be named. Trump's pick to run the EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, is...