All posts tagged "congress"
Health care, Supreme Court on agenda as Congress returns
WASHINGTON — Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump’s presidency. First, the president will have his say, in...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He predicted that President Donald Trump’s economic proposals will be able to boost growth significantly...
- Posted February 23, 2017
Trump expected to submit budget blueprint on March 13
WASHINGTON — Capitol Hill Republicans said Wednesday that the White House is planning to submit President Donald Trump’s budget plan to Congress in mid-March. GOP aides say the plan is due on March 14. They’re expecting Trump’s...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Problem nominations hard to avoid, history shows
Past presidents can attest to the pitfalls of failing to check out nominees thoroughly and of letting a problem appointment fester
- Posted February 16, 2017
Yellen Defends Fed Independence, Banking Regulations
Yellen said she hoped any tax and spending changes would help increase worker productivity, accelerate economic growth and raise living standards.
- Posted February 14, 2017
Senate in Round-the-Clock Session to Confirm Trump Cabinet
That means keeping the Senate in session 24 hours a day
- Posted February 6, 2017
Congress Scraps Obama Rules on Coal Mining, Guns
Democrats called the vote an attack on clean water and a clear win for big coal-mining companies and other polluters
- Posted February 3, 2017
Rosselló Meets with GOP Congressmen in D.C.
Governor discusses Promesa as well as his first fiscal adjustment measures
- Posted January 3, 2017
Congress Ushers in New Era of All-Republican Rule
WASHINGTON – Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule. On Tuesday at noon, with plenty of pomp and pageantry, members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in, with an emboldened GOP intent on unraveling...
- Posted January 3, 2017
Trump’s tariff plan hits a hurdle: Congressional Republicans
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to use steep tariffs to punish companies that move overseas is running into an obstacle: Congressional Republicans. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy warned Monday that such an approach could cause a...
- Posted December 5, 2016