Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ red-face moment for media, riot for right

The results are in and a top winner of the 2017 “Fake News Awards” goes to – drumroll, please – The New York Times for a Paul Krugman story that predicted a dire outcome for the economy because of President Donald Trump’s win of the White House. As we all know, the economy has actually rallied… Please follow and like us:

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Uninsured rate rose in Donald Trump’s first year: Gallup poll

An estimated 3.2 million Americans became uninsured during President Trump’s first year, Gallup said Tuesday in a survey that says rising premiums, declining competition in Obamacare markets and confusion over the GOP’s repeal plans drove the losses. The polling company said the uninsured rate stood at 12.2 percent at the end of last year, an increase… Please follow and like us:

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Tax hike or tax cut? CNBC’s misleading report on GOP’s tax reform

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2018: Now that it’s 2018, millions of taxpayers across America are still wondering: Will I get a tax cut or a tax hike? The answer for a substantial majority of U.S. taxpayers is, “Yes, I’ll get a tax cut.” But according to the descriptive language in a recent CNBC assessment of the GOP… Please follow and like us:

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Why Trump Is Thinking Of Bringing Back ‘Earmarks’

President Donald Trump suggested last week that lawmakers bring back “earmarks,” a practice that for centuries helped transform Washington into a “swamp” riddled special interests, out-of-control spending and unaccountability. “Maybe all of you should start thinking about going back to a form of earmarks,” Trump said Tuesday to a group of Republican and Democratic congressman gathered… Please follow and like us:

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New IRS tax withholding tables mean your paycheck might be getting a little bigger soon

So who’s ready for a fatter paycheck starting next month? RELATED: This new Trump tax calculator shows how much you’ll pay going forward New withholding rules mean more money in your pocket The Internal Revenue Service is out with new withholding tables for companies to follow when calculating your paycheck going forward. Employers may begin using… Please follow and like us:

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Joe Arpaio to run for Senate in Arizona

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Tuesday he will run for Arizona’s Senate seat as an unabashedly pro-Trump candidate, fueling what was already one of the hottest races in the country. Mr. Arpaio confirmed his decision on Twitter, after breaking the news in an interview with the Washington Examiner. “I am running for the U.S. Senate from… Please follow and like us:

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Former White House Strategist Bannon Out as Breitbart Chairman

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is out as executive chairman of Breitbart News Network, following nearly a week of “Fire and Fury” after the former presidential adviser’s remarks to author Michael Wolff were published. Bannon had been Breitbart chairman since 2012, except for the time he worked for President Donald Trump as chief strategist.… Please follow and like us:

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Conservatives aren’t done with Steve Bannon yet

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday repudiated his former chief strategist, saying Steve Bannon was never as influential as he claimed to be — but the far-right candidates who have long clamored for Bannon’s support aren’t willing to disavow him so quickly. In an explosive statement, the president suggested that Bannon had “lost his mind”… Please follow and like us:

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Stock market up 25 percent in 2017. Gains to continue in 2018?

WASHINGTON, January 2, 2018: The value of the U.S. stock market as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has increased more than 25 percent in 2017. As 2018 begins, it looks very much like the bull market will continue, possibly posting a yearly gain possibly similar to that of the year just concluded. Although analysts… Please follow and like us:

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Americans’ declining economic mobility is reflected yet again in fewer moves into new houses and apartments

Despite a long recovery and record streak of job growth, the share of Americans moving to a new location continued a steady decline in 2017, reaching a new post-World War II low, an indicator of a less mobile workforce that reflects both an aging society and economic problems facing younger workers. The decline marked the fifth… Please follow and like us:

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President Trump’s 2017 MAGA accomplishments

WASHINGTON, December 18, 2017: President Trump and his administration have generated an amazing number of wins for America and Americans. He is making good on his “MAGA” promise. The President’s lack of previous political experience has made his first-year rocky, to say the least. As Democrats, liberal media and political foes in both parties do everything… Please follow and like us:

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Mnuchin Has ‘No Doubt’ Congress Will Pass Tax Bill Before Christmas

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on “Fox News Sunday” there is “no doubt” Congress will pass the “terrific” Republican tax reform bill and send it to President Donald Trump for signature before Christmas. The GOP-led Congress released the final version of its tax reform bill late Friday and placed it on track for a final vote… Please follow and like us:

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Donald Trump says he knew Roy Moore would lose Alabama Senate race

President Trump said Wednesday he knew Republican Roy Moore would lose the Alabama Senate race, after Democrat Doug Jones’ stunning victory dealt the president one of the biggest defeats of his first year in office. It was the president’s second loss in the Alabama Senate race this year, after he backed losing Republican Luther Strange in… Please follow and like us:

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Democrat Doug Jones’ victory poses a threat to Senate Republican agenda

WASHINGTON — The election of Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate complicates — and could all but doom — Republican efforts to score any big wins for President Donald Trump. The narrowing of the Senate Republicans’ already-slim majority represents a huge loss to the GOP, which failed this year to deliver on a campaign promise… Please follow and like us:

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Tax Cut Backers Unhappy That Cap Gains Tax Provision Means Some Must Pay More

Congress is moving steadily toward passage of a Republican tax reform bill that President Donald Trump almost certainly will sign when it reaches his desk, but tensions remain among advocacy groups seeking to drain the Washington swamp, thanks to a provision on the “death tax.” Senate and House conferees are ironing out differences between their chamber’s… Please follow and like us:

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