Trump Economic Policy  (Page 1)

Trump’s Tax Plan: Cut Corporate Taxes, Three Brackets for Income Taxes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:33pm 4/26/2017 at 5:33pm
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Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn spoke to the press at the White House today about President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan. Trump wants to slash the corporate tax rate to 15%, which I covered yesterday. But he also wants to place income taxes for...

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Trump Pursuing a 15% Corporate Tax Rate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00am 4/25/2017 at 10:00am

President Donald Trump has offered us a little hint into the tax reform plan he wants to unveil on Wednesday. He has demanded aides to draft a plan that cuts ...

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Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/21/2017 at 2:30pm
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President Donald Trump will sign an executive order for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to target financial regulations from former President Barack Obama that have caused companies trouble to conduct business.

Mnuchin has said that the orders from Trump “are meant to emphasize the administration’s economic priorities to the American people.” This includes...

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Trump To Sign “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order Today

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/18/2017 at 4:00pm
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President Trump is set to sign a “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order today that is expected to direct federal agencies to buy American when possible and to refocus the H-1B visa program to discourage companies from replacing American workers with lower paid foreign workers.  Rather than a new set of...

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Trump Holds Strategy and Tax Policy Forum With Business Leaders

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 4:41pm 4/11/2017 at 4:41pm
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President Donald Trump met with CEOs along with five Cabinet members again today to discuss tax reform, NAFTA, and Dodd-Frank. He believes reforming all of those will help domestic businesses. Fox Business reported:

“At the top of our agenda is creating great high paying jobs for American workers … We’ve created over...

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Trump Taking New Approach on Tax Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/10/2017 at 1:00pm
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White House aides have told the Associated Press that President Donald Trump has decided to scrap the tax reform plan he campaigned on and start from scratch as a way to bring in more Republicans.

Trump and House Republicans already endured one defeat when many Congressional Republicans would not vote for their healthcare...

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Tax reform takes spotlight after Obamacare repeal fails in Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30am 3/26/2017 at 7:30am
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Now that the GOP healthcare bill is dead, the administration will more than likely set its eyes on tax reform. However, this could very well end like the healthcare bill.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) insisted that the party has “more agreement” when it comes to tax reform while Treasury Secretary Steven...

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Kimmel claims Trump cuts will kill Big Bird, but PBS doesn’t produce the show

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/17/2017 at 1:00pm
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On Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel mocked President Donald Trump’s budget cuts, which included axing funds to PBS and NPR. The host decided to show Trump firing Big Bird from Sesame Street.

One problem with this. Sesame Street currently airs on HBO.

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Some Departments to Reallocate Funds for Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/16/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Donald Trump released his plan for the 2018 federal budget titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The plan includes cuts to some departments and slashes programs in order to reallocate funds to a bigger defense budget.

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Fewer Regulations, Tax Reforms Boost CEOs Optimism to Record Points

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/14/2017 at 5:30pm
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President Donald Trump’s promises to overhaul regulations and the tax codes along with positive sale outlooks have raised optimism among U.S. CEOs.

The Business Roundtable conducted its CEO Economic Outlook Index, “a measure of expectations for revenue, capital spending and employment,” found that the optimism jumped to 93.3. That’s a jump of...

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Republicans Push Back Against Democrat Spin on CBO Healthcare Scoring

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:00am 3/14/2017 at 7:00am

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its analysis of the House Republican Obamacare replacement bill, which estimates that millions will lose coverage, but will bring down costs.

The report has many people freaked out, with some saying its proof that repealing Obamacare will harm Americans. Most major media outlets and Democrats have...

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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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Ivanka Meets With Congress to Push $500 Billion Child Care Agenda

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/26/2017 at 3:00pm
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At the Republican National Convention last year, Ivanka Trump stated:  “As President, my father will change the labor laws that were put into place at a time when women were not a significant portion of the workforce, and he will focus on making quality childcare affordable and accessible for all.”

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America is back in business!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00am 2/25/2017 at 11:00am
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President Trump has been meeting with business leaders regularly since his inauguration, including a meeting this week. These sessions cover a wide array of topics and grew out of Trump’s December announcement of an advisory panel on manufacturing.

“Today we have 24 CEOs from the largest manufacturing companies in the country and...

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Trump’s Latest Executive Order Takes Aim at Federal Regulations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 30, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/30/2017 at 1:00pm

President Trump’s latest executive order states that agencies must “revoke two regulations for every new regulation they request.”

Trump signed the decision after he met with small business owners. He promised a reduction in regulations on the campaign trail.

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Trump Signs Three Executive Orders on TPP, Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/23/2017 at 2:30pm

President Donald Trump began his first full day with a bang by signing three executive orders that withdraws America from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), defunds International Planned Parenthood, and freeze hiring of federal workers.

TPP became a hot topic on the campaign trail with Trump vocally against it. Former President Barack...

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Reuters: Gosh, Trump May Ruin Mexico’s Economy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 7:00am 1/8/2017 at 7:00am
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Following the news that Ford had cancelled its planned $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, Mexican officials are concerned about the impact this will have on their economy.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Ford Motor Co.’s decision to cancel a planned $1.6 billion assembly plant in the Mexican industrial city of San Luis...

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