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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Published 27/05/2017

FILE PHOTO - Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Texas Governor Greg Abbott joked about shooting journalists while visiting a gun range on Friday to sign a bill lowering the cost of a handgun license, drawing criticism from gun-safety and free-press advocates who called his remarks "dangerous."

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Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Published 27/04/2017

U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin end their breifing after unveiling the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.

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Democrats face uphill fight if Trump gets second U.S. high court pick

Democrats face uphill fight if Trump gets second U.S. high court pick

Published 12/04/2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch greets Justice Anthony Kennedy before being sworn in as an Associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

If Democrats thought it was hard to stop President Donald Trump's first U.S. Supreme Court nominee, it promises to be even tougher for them if he gets to fill another vacancy, potentially to replace the most influential justice, Anthony Kennedy.

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Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech

Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech

Published 01/03/2017

U.S. President Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress - Washington, U.S. - 28/02/17 - U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he arrives at the podium. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump told Congress on Tuesday he was open to immigration reform, shifting from his harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration in a speech that offered a more restrained tone than his election campaign and first month in the White House.

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Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

Published 23/02/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the 2018 election outlook.

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Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Published 22/02/2017

Rank-and-file Republicans are more concerned about leaks to the media of conversations between Trump advisers and the Russian government than they are about the conversations themselves, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Wednesday.

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Outspoken general named Trump`s top security adviser

Outspoken general named Trump`s top security adviser

Published 21/02/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with his new National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster after making the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida U.S. February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors.

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EU welcomes Pence assurance of Trump`s support

EU welcomes Pence assurance of Trump`s support

Published 20/02/2017

Vice President Mike Pence gestures during a statement after a meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence assured the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will develop their cooperation in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right.

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Elliott Abrams is Trump`s leading candidate for deputy secretary of state: source

Elliott Abrams is Trump`s leading candidate for deputy secretary of state: source

Published 07/02/2017

Elliott Abrams, who served in foreign policy roles for presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, is President Donald Trump's leading candidate to be deputy secretary of state, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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