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Tom Cotton: Cabinet officials, lawmakers need to support Donald Trump or resign

Sen. Tom Cotton said those who do not support President Trump’s message need to resign. “The simple fact of the matter is the American people elected the president ultimately to make these decisions,” Mr. Cotton, Arkansas Republican, said on Fox News in an interview that …

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Mick Mulvaney, OMB director, says his concern for the deficit drives tax reform

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that his concern for the deficit is what drives him to pass tax reform. “You will never balance the budget in this country again at 1.8 percent or less growth. It’s just not going to …

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Economist Says Eliminating State and Local Tax Deduction Helps Lower Taxes by $1 Trillion

Eliminating the state and local tax deduction through President Trump’s tax reform framework could help lower taxes by $1 trillion, according to economist Stephen Moore, who helped put the original tax plan together. Moore says eliminating the state and local tax deduction will increase revenues …

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Judge Tosses Union Challenge to Foundation’s Outreach

A state court dismissed a key union objection to a think tank’s effort to inform home health aides that they are not obligated to pay union dues. Service Employees International Union Local 775 filed suit to block the Freedom Foundation, a Washington State-based free-market think …

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YouTube Suspends Account of Chinese Dissident

YouTube has suspended the video account of popular Chinese dissident Guo Wengui amid a mounting pressure from the Beijing government to silence one of its critics. According to a person familiar with the action, YouTube issued what the company calls a “strike” against Guo, who …

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Donald Trump reverses Obama's legally dubious executive orders

Democrats are attacking President Trump for “dismantling” President Obama’s legacy on everything from Obamacare subsidies to immigration amnesty, but nobody knew better than Mr. Obama how vulnerable his go-it-alone agenda would be if Mr. Trump won the election. Unable to work with a Republican-led Congress …

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Bill Clinton caught in Harvey Weinstein sexual-assault scandal fallout

She didn’t name names, but when Monica Lewinsky joined the viral online campaign against sexual harassment Sunday by retweeting #MeToo, the first person who came to mind was President Bill Clinton. Therein lies the problem for the Clintons with the Harvey Weinstein sexual-harassment scandal: It …

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Donald Trump backs Mitch McConnell in abrupt reversal

President Trump endorsed an intraparty revolt Monday aimed at ousting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, but hours later stood beside the Kentucky Republican in the Rose Garden and said their relationship was “outstanding.” The abrupt turnaround was dizzying, even by Mr. Trump’s standards. The president …

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Donald Trump reverses Obama's legally dubious executive orders

Democrats are attacking President Trump for “dismantling” President Obama’s legacy on everything from Obamacare subsidies to immigration amnesty, but nobody knew better than Mr. Obama how vulnerable his go-it-alone agenda would be if Mr. Trump won the election. Unable to work with a Republican-led Congress …

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Bill Clinton caught in Harvey Weinstein sexual-assault scandal fallout

She didn’t name names, but when Monica Lewinsky joined the viral online campaign against sexual harassment Sunday by retweeting #MeToo, the first person who came to mind was President Bill Clinton. Therein lies the problem for the Clintons with the Harvey Weinstein sexual-harassment scandal: It …

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