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Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Published 10/11/2017

U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a tax plan on Thursday that differed from the House of Representatives' version on several key fronts, including how they treat the corporate tax rate, the tax deduction for state and local taxes, and the estate tax. [more…]

Republican senator criticizes Trump tax plan

Republican senator criticizes Trump tax plan

Published 02/10/2017

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a conservative maverick who helped kill the latest Republican effort to overturn Obamacare, took issue with President Donald Trump's tax plan on Monday, asking in a tweet if it was really Republican. [more…]

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

Published 29/09/2017

The White House has launched an internal investigation into the use of private email by senior aides, pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from their private accounts, Politico reported on Thursday. [more…]

Kushner used private email account for White House business: Politico

Kushner used private email account for White House business: Politico

Published 24/09/2017

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has used a private email account alongside his official White House account to exchange messages with other administration officials, Politico reported on Sunday. [more…]

Trump anger at Cohn raises doubts about his White House tenure: sources

Trump anger at Cohn raises doubts about his White House tenure: sources

Published 08/09/2017

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White House downplays Charlottesville comments from Tillerson, Cohn

White House downplays Charlottesville comments from Tillerson, Cohn

Published 30/08/2017

The White House on Tuesday downplayed talk of division among President Donald Trump's advisers after Secretary of State Tillerson and economic adviser Gary Cohn appeared to criticize Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. [more…]

Holding keys to debt limit, Democrats weigh tax demands

Holding keys to debt limit, Democrats weigh tax demands

Published 26/08/2017

Democrats in the U.S. Congress wield little clout nowadays, but they will likely have plenty of influence on the looming issue of the U.S. debt ceiling and party leaders are considering whether they should try to convert that advantage into bargaining power on tax reform. [more…]

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

Published 19/08/2017

With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within. [more…]

Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid U.S. job gains

Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid U.S. job gains

Published 07/08/2017

Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street, while the dollar moderated but retained most of its gains after a stronger-than-expected July job report. [more…]

Fed`s Yellen to speak: stocks up, dollar sluggish

Fed`s Yellen to speak: stocks up, dollar sluggish

Published 12/07/2017

People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 25, 2015.

The dollar was stuck near its lowest level in more than a year against the euro on Wednesday while stocks edged higher in light trading ahead of Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress.

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