Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 20)
 

McConnell, White House Battle Over Tax Reform Timeline

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Posted by    Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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Tax reform has been at the forefront of GOP policy issues in Washington. Under the Trump administration, tax reform includes a proposed border adjustment tax or tariff. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the White House want tax reform legislation in the works by August, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said an...

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Labor Secretary Nominee Acosta Files Proper Paperwork for Confirmation

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Posted by    Friday, March 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/10/2017 at 4:30pm

President Donald Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has filed his financial disclosure and ethics paperwork a week before his confirmation hearing. The paperwork has shown “an uncomplicated financial situation for the law school dean” and “very few financial entanglements.” The Wall Street Journal continued:

His only apparent encumbrance is tied...

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U.S. Economy Adds 235,000 Jobs in February

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Posted by    Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/10/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Labor Department has reported that the U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February. This stat has lowered the unemployment rate to 4.7% while wages went up “2.8 percent from February 2016.” From Bloomberg:

“We’re getting closer and closer to full employment,” said Ryan Sweet, an economist at Moody’s Analytics Inc. in...

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South Korea Officially Removes President Park Geun-hye

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Posted by    Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:30am 3/10/2017 at 11:30am
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South Korea’s Constitutional Court has officially removed President Park Geun-hye from office. The country will hold a snap election on May 9.

Scandals have plagued Park, including one alleging Park helped a close friend receive “bribes from Samsung and other South Korean conglomerates.” Legislators impeached Park back in December, with a vote...

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ATF Agents Skip Hearing on ICE Agent Jaime Zapata Murder

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Posted by    Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/9/2017 at 5:30pm
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The House Oversight Committee held a hearing today over the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report that showed the ATF missed numerous opportunities to arrest the two men linked to the guns used to murder ICE Agent Jaime Zapata in February 2011.

However, Ronald Turk, ATF associate deputy director and chief operating...

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Melania Trump’s Approval Ratings Go Up

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Posted by    Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/9/2017 at 3:30pm
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The approval ratings have continued to rise for First Lady Melania Trump as more people get to know her and she emerges at more events. A recent poll showed the ratings have gone up 16 points:

About 52% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Melania Trump, an increase from 36% pre-inauguration....

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General Wants More Troops in Afghanistan to Break Stalemate

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Posted by    Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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Gen. Joseph Votel, the general in charge of the U.S. Central Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he needs more troops in Afghanistan to break a stalemate:

“We are developing a strategy, and we are in discussions with the secretary and the department right now,” Gen. Joseph Votel told the...

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Hawaii Files Lawsuit to Block Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/8/2017 at 4:00pm
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And there it is! Hawaii has become the first to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on six nations. From The Hill:

“The Executive Order means that thousands of individuals across the United States and in Hawai‘i who have immediate family members living in the affected countries will...

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FBI, CIA Will Open Criminal Probe on Wikileaks Dump

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/8/2017 at 2:30pm

Officials within the CIA and FBI will open an investigation to find out how Wikileaks almost 9,000 pages that details the CIA’s hacking operations:

The investigation is looking into how the documents came into WikiLeaks’ possession and whether they might have been leaked by an employee or contractor. The CIA is also...

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Family Gifts School Custodian Truck to Keep Him at the School

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/8/2017 at 2:00pm
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An anonymous family has gifted a truck to Anthony Brown, 22, who works as a custodian at Carnegie Elementary in Tulsa, OK. Someone crashed into his car, totaling it, and escaped on foot, leaving Brown in an insurance mess:

Because he lives 20 miles away from the school, Brown missed two days...

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International Central Banks Building Up Foreign Currency Reserves

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:30am 3/8/2017 at 11:30am
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The news has lately shown steady and growing markets, pushing optimism to new heights. But is it worth it? Central banks around the world have gone into self preservation mode. While the subject is not sexy, everyone should have information on the financial market. It’s another reminder how fragile the global...

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Kaine’s Son Arrested for Disrupting Trump Rally

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:30am 3/8/2017 at 10:30am
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Police arrested Hillary Clinton’s running mate Sen. Tim Kaine’s son in Minnesota for disrupting a rally for President Donald Trump:

Linwood Michael Kaine, 24, and four others were arrested on suspicion of second-degree riot after the “March 4 Trump” rally in St. Paul; a sixth person was cited for disorderly conduct. Counter-protesters...

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Mosul Doctors Say ISIS Wives Wanted to Birth Caliphate Cubs

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:00am 3/8/2017 at 10:00am
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As the Islamic state (ISIS) retreats from Mosul, Iraq, more locals have spoken out about life under the terrorist group. ISIS captured Iraq’s second largest city in the summer of 2014.

OB-GYN Dr. Fatima Khaleel spoke with The Sunday Times about the females she treated in Mosul, noting most of them desperately...

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Another School District Closes For Day Without A Woman March

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:30am 3/8/2017 at 7:30am
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Oh come on! First schools in Chapel Hill, NC, and Alexandria, VA, close due to this stupid march. Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland have joined the ranks because politics has become more important than education. These closures only give those who advocate school choice a stronger case.

To make it...

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Chaffetz Destroyed for Making Correct Statement Over iPhones, Healthcare

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/7/2017 at 7:00pm

Outrage everywhere because House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) had the nerve to tell people they should prioritize their budget. On CNN, he spoke about healthcare with Alisyn Camerota:

“Well, we’re getting rid of the individual mandate. We’re getting rid of those things that people said that they don’t want,” Chaffetz...

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Vets Ticked Saudi Arabia Used Them as Pawns to Skip Payments to 9/11 Victims

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 5:45pm 3/7/2017 at 5:45pm

Last month, The Daily Caller revealed that Saudi Arabia has used a public relations firm to recruit military veterans to oppose the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows citizens to sue governments in 9/11.

Now the veterans have spoken out and are less than thrilled that the Saudi government...

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Poachers Kill Rhino at French Zoo, Saw Off Horn

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/7/2017 at 4:30pm
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Poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo in France and killed a white rhinoceros for its horn:

Keepers found the dead animal, named Vince, in the African enclosure of the zoo...

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