President Donald Trump and Senate Republican maverick Bob Corker could narrow the path for tax reform in the U.S. Senate, where a Republican go-it-alone effort is already showing signs of disunity. Days after the Republican-controlled Congress took two important steps toward advancing tax legislation, a Trump-Corker shouting match threatened to further...
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A public feud between President Donald Trump and Senate Republican maverick Bob Corker could narrow the path for enacting tax reform in the U.S. Senate, where a Republican go-it-alone effort is already showing signs of disunity. Days after the Republican-controlled Congress took two important steps toward advancing tax legislation, a...
Even before Republicans drafted a tax-reform bill, passing a law appeared to be a legislative puzzle, says Vox's Andrew Prokop.
Some longtime Republicans are distancing themselves from the party.
The White House said the program would reach the limit of its borrowing authority late this month. Separately, the White House budget director, Mick Mulvaney, asked federal agencies in a memorandum Wednesday to estimate by Oct. 25 how much additional funding they will need for "long-term disaster recovery." The White House told Congress it is committing $200...
Democrats are balking at Republicans' $1.5 trillion plan to cut taxes.
Jimmy Kimmel, a Las Vegas native, again slammed Trump and Republicans for connections to the NRA, Newsweek reports.
WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Republican leaders of the U.S. Congress pushed aside discussion of gun control on Tuesday, while Democrats appealed to President Donald Trump to back legislative action after the deadliest shooting spree in modern U.S. history took 59 lives in Las Vegas. More than 500 people were injured in the shooting at an outdoor concert on Sunday night in...
Democrats continued their call Tuesday for stricter gun laws, but the effort faced a long-standing political stalemate over a deeply divisive issue.
Like everything involving the U.S. tax code, tax reformers' goal of eliminating loopholes will be far from simple.
WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Sunday's massacre in Las Vegas spurred a ritual-like response from U.S. politicians following the mass shootings that have left a trail of victims across the country: Democrats renewed demands for tougher gun laws while Republicans offered up prayers but showed no signs of supporting such legislation. "It's time for Congress to get off its...
Trump urges Mitch McConnell — again — to get rid of the Senate filibuster rule.
Trump's claim came after Senate leaders decided not to vote on an Obamacare replacement bill because of opposition from three GOP senators.
Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers hold a news conference after Republicans released the framework of a tax-reform plan.
Luther Strange, backed by President Trump and Mitch McConnell, lost the election to former judge Roy Moore on Tuesday night.
Luther Strange, backed by President Trump and Mitch McConnell, lost the election to former Judge Roy Moore on Tuesday night.
Moore's victory is also a blow to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who steered millions of dollars to groups that backed Strange.
"Winning breeds winning," taught legendary basketball coach John Wooden. Republicans in Washington hope the opposite isn't also true.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday moved to force the Senate to vote later this week on the nomination of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to serve another five-year term. Pai, a former Justice Department, FCC and Capitol Hill staffer, has been moving swiftly to undo many of the regulations adopted by...
Three GOP senators said they would vote "no" on the Graham-Cassidy bill, dooming it to defeat.