• Donald Trump December 5, 2017 5:12 pm

    Q&A: Tax Bill Impacts on Health Law Coverage and Medicare

    The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time. Lawmakers will meet this week to resolve differences between the House- and Senate-passed bills in hopes of getting a finished product to President Donald Trump’s desk around Christmas. Also in...

  • Donald Trump November 10, 2017 10:51 pm

    GOP Test: Expiring Tax Cuts Would Mean Little Bang for Buck

    Senate Republicans have run into a problem with their proposed tax cuts: Under Senate rules, the cuts would expire after 10 years. Problem is, most economists say temporary tax cuts would swell the national debt while doing little for economic growth. And without faster growth, few individuals would stand to benefit from the pay raises and job gains being promised...

  • Donald Trump October 3, 2017 9:15 pm

    Care for a Corporate Tax Cut? Pushing the Cause at Doorsteps

    The idea of cutting taxes for corporations is something Americans have long felt was a bad idea. That’s what they’ve told pollsters, anyway. Yet President Donald Trump and his allies are betting that many voters just need someone to explain to them how a corporate tax cut would unleash an economic bonanza, with new jobs, faster growth and ample pay...

  • Donald Trump April 28, 2017 4:47 am

    Trump Tax Plan Stands to Benefit the Man in the White House

    Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump’s tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House. The one-page proposal released Wednesday seems sure to benefit the president’s businesses. It would eliminate the estate tax, repeal the alternative minimum tax that affects some affluent people, deeply slash corporate rates...

  • Donald Trump March 29, 2017 10:18 pm

    Trump's Top Health Official Gets Bipartisan Grilling

    President Donald Trump’s top health official got strong pushback Wednesday from lawmakers of both parties about deep cuts the White House is pressing in medical research, public health and social service programs. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also dodged repeated attempts by Democrats to flush out the administration’s next move on the Obama-era health insurance law. President Donald...

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