August 2017 Archive

Trump’s populist message on taxes comes with heavy dose of corporate rate cuts

President Donald Trump kicked off his efforts to sell a big tax package to voters on Wednesday, calling for a “pro-American” system that would cut ...

GOP plots return to temporary tax cuts

Republicans could be teeing up another fiscal cliff as they cut corners and compromise on tax reform. GOP lawmakers are preparing a slate of new ...

Trump urges voters to oust McCaskill if she doesn't back tax reform

The White House is kicking off its push for tax reform with the intent of winning vulnerable moderate Democrats to the cause — by threatening ...

Will emergency loans be the next mess in Texas?

When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One Tuesday morning to survey the flood wreckage across southeastern Texas, two of the most crucial figures onboard—and ...

Mueller teams up with New York attorney general in Manafort probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on its investigation into Paul Manafort and his financial transactions, according ...

Gunman kills deputy, wounds 2 from California Highway Patrol

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – One law-enforcement officer was killed and two others wounded when a gunman carrying a high-powered rifle shot through the door of ...

Man set for deportation facing sex abuse charges in Oregon

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) – A 26-year-old man in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in Washington state has been charged with sexual abuse in Oregon. ...

Harvey brings new urgency to fight over federal flood insurance reform

Congress appears eager to approve federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, but it could have a tougher time as it races an end-of-September ...

Federal judge blocks Texas' tough 'sanctuary cities' law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal judge late Wednesday temporarily blocked most of Texas’ tough new “sanctuary cities” law that would have let police officers ...

Federal judge blocks enforcement of most of Texas' "sanctuary cities" law that allows police to ask

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Federal judge blocks enforcement of most of Texas’ “sanctuary cities” law that allows police to ask immigration status.

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