Presidents often make extravagant claims for their policies. But rarely are they proven so false so fast as Donald Trump's claims about tax cuts and deficits. The Treasury reported that the 2018 deficit swelled to $779 billion.
The GOP's Congressional Leadership Fund is unleashing a new ad in New York's 22nd District tying Democratic candidate Anthony Brindisi to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Claudia Tenney to President Donald Trump.
In recent weeks, Trump raised fears that he would veto the legislation and let the government shut down.
Trump has waffled on the idea of shutting down the government in recent weeks as funding is set to expire at midnight Sunday.
The cap on deductions for state and local taxes was bound to mean that many people in the high-tax state of New Jersey would pay more. Democrats are promoting the narrative that the cap on deductions for state and local taxes will hurt taxpayers.
The positive news Wall Street savors — robust corporate profits, rising stock prices, surging output growth deliver the greatest rewards to a relatively modest share of more affluent Americans.
A House committee has approved several bills as part of Republicans' so-called Tax Reform 2.0 plan, which would make the reduced rates for individual taxpayers permanent, among other provisions.
In August, the Puerto Rican government raised the official death count dramatically to 2,975, after maintaining for months that only 64 people had died.
Seventy percent of voters describe the U.S. economy as "excellent" or "good" in a new Quinnipiac University poll, matching the survey's all-time high. But the strong outlook on the economy has not lifted Trump.
As the revelations in Woodward's book reverberate, they show a Republican Party and investing community largely unperturbed by concerns about chaos in President Donald Trump's White House.
Control of Congress and the future of Donald Trump's presidency are on the line as the primary season closes this week.
Republicans have tried to put tax reform back to the forefront in recent days, about two months ahead of midterm elections.
In an interview with "Fox & Friends" that aired Friday, Trump says he would shut down the government over border security but he doesn't want to hurt the Republican Party's chances in the 2018 midterm elections.
Earlier Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he hopes to hold a floor vote on the plan later this month.
Ryan could face questions about the New York Times op-ed, as well as efforts in Congress to avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of the month.
The op-ed set off frenzied speculation about the identity of the anonymous author, and prompted politicians to respond.
With government funding running out at the end of this month, Republicans controlling the White House and Congress are worrying that a shutdown could hurt the party in November's critical midterm elections.
At a time of intense partisan rancor, it was a stark example of how McCain's spirit and aptitude for reaching across the aisle could still live on, even for brief moments like these.
The White House is considering a partial shutdown if spending legislation does not include funding for President Donald Trump's border wall, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Trump's decision to cancel a pay increase for civilian federal employees could further imperil some House Republicans already locked in competitive races to keep their seats in November.