After last-minute compromises, Senate leaders say they have the votes needed to pass GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON — Scrambling to pass their tax bill after some last-minute setbacks, GOP leaders got help early Friday when two wavering Republican senators agreed to support the plan. Shortly thereafter, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Republicans had secured the needed votes for passage, and a vote was expected later Friday. The tax bill had… Please follow and like us:

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Aramco chief confirms IPO as doubts linger

As questions swirl around the viability of Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering, the oil giant’s CEO has stepped in to confirm the IPO is on track for the second half of 2018. The plan to float five percent of state-owned Aramco — expected to be the world’s largest stock sale — forms the cornerstone of a… Please follow and like us:

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Obama’s regulations in 2016 to drain economy by $2 trillion

The Obama administration issued a record number of new regulations on its way out the door in 2016, leaving an administrative state that saps the economy of nearly $2 trillion a year, according to a new report being released Wednesday. The government itself spent $63 billion in 2016 to administer and enforce all of its own… Please follow and like us:

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