All posts tagged "Republicans"
States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes
Lawmakers are now debating whether to reverse course and raise taxes
- Posted January 16, 2017
Will Trump live up to his infrastructure promises?
The possibility of a major infrastructure spending plan is one of several factors that have fueled the recent run-up in stock prices
- Posted December 20, 2016
Study: ‘Obamacare’ Repeal – Only Would Make 30M Uninsured
WASHINGTON — Repealing President Barack Obama’s health care law without a replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according to a study released Wednesday. Separately, a professional group representing benefit advisers warned congressional leaders of the...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Trump Says Cancel New Air Force One: Costs ‘Out of Control’
NEW YORK — Six weeks from taking office, Donald Trump says he wants the government to cut some costs by canceling its order for a new Air Force One, the plane that carries presidents around the globe....
- Posted December 6, 2016
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
House Bill Would Aid Medical Research, Speed Drug Approvals
WASHINGTON — A sweeping biomedical bill glided toward House passage Wednesday that would help drug and medical device companies win swifter government approval of their products, boost disease research and drug-abuse spending and revamp federal mental health...
- Posted November 30, 2016
Deficit complicates marriage between Trump, GOP lawmakers
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That’s a recipe for bigger deficits that conservative fiscally-minded Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama’s tenure. Trump’s agenda...
- Posted November 22, 2016
House GOP Nominates Ryan as Speaker, with Trump’s Support
WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan unanimously won his GOP colleagues’ votes on Tuesday for another term at the helm of the House. He told fellow Republicans he had President-elect Donald Trump’s support, and heralded “the dawn of...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Trump, GOP paying consultant dogged by voter fraud charges
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee have paid at least $1.8 million to a political operative whose roster of companies include several that have been repeatedly investigated for voter registration fraud, even as...
- Posted November 7, 2016
FBI news too late to sway millions of early voters
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s supporters may hope that last week’s FBI revelation about the Hillary Clinton email investigation might give the Republican’s campaign a boost. But it’s already too late for Trump to win over around a...
- Posted October 31, 2016