Tag Archives: tax reform

Rexit Plan, Tax Plan Stalls

Friday, December 1, 2017

Rexit: President Trump is preparing to eject Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, several news outlets report attributing to administration sources. Tillerson and Trump have become disenchanted with each other, to say the …

NBC Fires Matt Lauer, N. Korea Fires Missile

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Fired: In a stunning development in the sexual harassment scandal sweeping the ranks of politics, entertainment, and journalism, NBC News has fired “Today Show” anchor Matt Lauer for “inappropriate” sexual behavior. Lauer has been the pillar of the “Today Show.” …

Tax Plan on the Brink, Office Politics

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Taxing Issues: The Senate Republican tax plan would increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next 10 years, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO also estimates that if the bill wipes out the Obamacare …

Franken Returns “Embarrassed,” Taxing Issues

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Harassment Beat: Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he’s returning to work in Washington today, “embarrassed and ashamed,” but with no intention of resigning. He’s been accused of grabbing women’s butts when he takes pictures with them. Franken said he …

Flynn Splits from Trump, Wandering Hands

Friday, November 24, 2017

Rollover: Lawyers for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have told the White House they will no longer cooperate with the president’s lawyers on the Russia investigation, an indication that Flynn is negotiating or cooperating with the investigation, the NY …

Anger and Resentment, The Big Baller

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Open Mic Night: Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore is raking in donations from his supporters after being accused of trolling for teenage girls when he was in his 30s. He raised half a million dollars in three days last week. …

What About Roy?, Mutual Admiration

Monday, November 13, 2017

Evangelical: Republicans are wrestling with what to do about the Senate candidacy of Alabama’s Judge Roy Moore, 70, who’s been accused of sexual contact with teenagers while he was in his 30s. Polling shows the race that was once a …

Trump Sees Conspiracy, Senate Passes Budget

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Russia House: On a day when his political agenda should have been focused on getting his tax reforms through Congress, President Trump chose instead to accuse Russia, the FBI, and Democrats of conspiracy to discredit him. The president wrote, …

Korea Fires Missile, Trump Sends Rocket

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Political Rocket Science: It’s the 4th of July and Americans aren’t the only ones firing rockets.   North Korea claims that it tested an intercontinental ballistic missile today as it continues developing a projectile that could hit the United States. …

Now They Have to Talk, Swift Stops Streaming

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Dating Scene: President Obama and Republican leaders appeared in the rubble of the Democratic majority and promised to try to work together … with some cautions. Senate Majority leader-to-be Mitch McConnell, who once said “The single most important thing …