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The government scorekeeper says the GOP tax bill would fall short of Republicans' promises

The Joint Committee on Taxation released an analysis of Senate Republicans' tax bill on Thursday that showed it would increase the federal budget deficit and fall short of "paying for itself," as Republican leaders have suggested.<p>The JCT, which acts as the official congressional scorekeeper, …

Economics

Support For Impeachment At Record High

PPP’s newest national poll finds a record level of support for impeaching Donald Trump. 49% of voters support impeaching him, to 41% who are opposed …

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A Republican senator finally admitted what's needed to fix the tax bill — and Trump won't like it

A key fact about tax reform is that it has to fit inside a box.<p>Republicans in Congress passed a budget resolution that says the tax bill can't grow the deficit by more than $1.5 trillion over a decade. This isn't just a goal — it's legally binding. The legislative process they're using to try to …

Republicans

'These Are Not The Actions of an Innocent Man'

Trump’s after-the-fact complicity in Russia’s election meddling is abundantly clear.<p><i>“Every time he sees me he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I really believe that.”—Donald Trump on Vladimir Putin, en route to Hanoi, November 11, 2017.</i><p>So, to put it bluntly: At this point in the proceedings, there can …

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One Year After Trump’s Election, Revisiting “Autocracy: Rules for Survival”

A year ago, panicked friends were writing to ask me what to do now that the United States had elected Donald Trump. Like I’d know: I had spent years writing and organizing in opposition to Vladimir Putin, only to have to leave Russia. But a decade and a half in Putin’s Russia taught me something …

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How Robert Mueller Works a Case

I worked for Bob Mueller for 12 years while he was the FBI director, running counterintelligence, espionage and cybercrime investigations. What I saw …

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Saving Roy Moore Isn’t Worth It

I argued that conservatives should disassociate themselves from Roy Moore and denounce him weeks before credible allegations surfaced today that he …

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The GOP tax plan isn't even a good try at trickle-down economics

"The most excited group out there are big CEOs, about our tax plan," says ex-Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn, who runs the National Economic Council in the Trump White House, in an interview with CNBC's John Harwood.<p>Of course they're excited: The plan offers big tax cuts on business profits. But …

Economics

Republicans are starting to notice another big problem with their tax plan

I've written before about problems with the provision of the Republican tax framework that President Donald Trump touts as good for small businesses.<p>This tax break would ensure that people who own so-called pass-through businesses would be taxed at no more than 25% on income from those businesses, …

Small Business

Lindsey Graham: The Trump administration has 'a blind spot on Russia I still can't figure out'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told NB C's Chuck Todd on Sunday that the Trump administration "has a blind spot on Russia" that he "still can't figure out."<p>"I think that the Trump administration is slow when it comes to Russia," Graham said when asked why he thought the administration had not yet …

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The GOP has found an innovative way to steal from your future self

The GOP has come up with a new idea for paying for the massive tax cuts Trump has promised — steal from American's retirement savings.<p>It's an innovative way to steal from the future that is even less complicated than the old way.<p>The GOP wants to cap the amount of money you can put into a …

Retirement

The White-Minstrel Show

‘Acting white’ for white people<p>Ice-T never received an Academy Award, which makes sense inasmuch as his movies have been for the most part crap. But …

To This Day

Trump Campaign Staffers Pushed Russian Propaganda Days Before the Election

Some of the Trump campaign’s most prominent names and supporters, including Trump’s campaign manager, digital director, and son, pushed tweets from …

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'Our task was to set Americans against their own government': New details emerge about Russia's trolling operation

Recently revealed details about how an infamous Russian "troll farm" operated and its role in Russia's disinformation campaign shed new light on Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential race.<p>One former troll, who was interviewed by the independent Russian news outlet Dozhd and went by …

Russia

Wall Street found a parasite growing in the US economy that could spur the next recession

Imagine a parasite living in the US economy, siphoning off the cash that has powered the middle class for decades. We know it's there, but no one — on the right or the left — is talking seriously about how to slow its growth.<p>This parasite is our healthcare system. It is already causing more damage …

Health Care

A flawed argument used by Warren Buffett could be setting stocks up for 'one of the worst disasters in history'

Speaking in an interview with CNBC on October 3, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway said, "Valuations make sense with interest rates where they are."<p>The investment community breathed a sigh of relief. After all, Buffett is arguably the most successful stock investor in world history. An …

Stock Markets

The United States has already lost a major battle in the information war

Something similar seems to have happened with social media networks. All of the leading social media platforms — Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, Google — are American inventions. Yet the Russians weaponized them to wage political war.<p>The 2016 U.S. presidential election was as …

Social Media

Trump's spat with Bob Corker could doom tax reform

Trump and Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who is retiring after the 2018 election cycle, launched into a war or words over the weekend.<p>Trump tweeted that Corker is a "negative force," claiming he rejected an endorsement when the senator asked.<p>Corker responded by charging that "the White House has …

Republicans

Vintage photos taken by the EPA reveal what America looked like before pollution was regulated

Pollution
Income Inequality

EX-REAGAN ADVISOR: Trump’s cabinet could go down as the worst in history

Don't take my word for it.<p>Barely nine months into President Donald Trump's term, prominent figures on both sides of the political divide are already wondering whether the administration could be historically incompetent.<p>Bruce Bartlett, economic historian and former adviser to President Ronald …

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A top GOP senator just showed why tax reform may be harder than Trump thought

But even with the political momentum, getting tax reform through the Republican-controlled Congress already faces some stumbling blocks. One big hurdle could be the possibility that the GOP's latest tax plan would significantly increase the deficit, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee said Sunday during …

Republicans

John Kasich says he'll leave the Republican party if it doesn't fix itself

"If the party can't be fixed, Jake, then I'm not going to be able to support the party," Kasich told CNN's Jake Tapper. "Period. That's the end of it."<p>The governor hedged significantly: He denied the potential of becoming an independent, but said he wanted to "straighten out" the GOP on issues like …

Government

Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump's tax plan is really for

Here's something Steve Mnuchin apparently didn't want you to know.<p>The Wall Street Journal on Thursday reported that the Treasury Department had taken a paper off its website that said "82% of the corporate income tax burden is distributed to capital income and 18% is distributed to labor income."<p>In …

Income Tax
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GOP lawmaker calls for preemptive strike on North Korea

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is calling for President Trump to preemptively strike North Korea.<p>Hunter on Thursday warned that North Korea could have …

North Korea

Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions.<p>Paul Manafort made the offer in an …

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Jamie Dimon needs to stop gaslighting America

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase — the biggest bank in America — needs to stop gaslighting the entire country.<p>For quarter after quarter — just as he did on Tuesday — he has joined with other CEOs of the Business Roundtable (which is exactly what it sounds like) and insisted that the US tax …

CEOs

Raids, warrants, and wiretaps: The Trump-Russia probe 'has reached a critical stage'

Recent revelations about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's election interference and potential collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign team indicate that the case has reached the point where Mueller may soon start announcing criminal charges.<p>The Wall Street …

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