Trump Economic Policy  (Page 3)

Pork Filled Farm Bill Dies in the House

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:00pm 5/18/2018 at 5:00pm

The splashy headlines in the MSM all talk about how the House Freedom Caucus killed the farm bill in the House today since those members demanded the lawmakers vote on immigration legislation first.

But it’s a good thing this bill died because of the non-sexy components the MSM won’t touch. The lawmakers...

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Below 4% for the First Time Since 2000

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00am 5/4/2018 at 11:00am

The April jobs report has a few good and bad items. The economy added 164,000 jobs, which sounds great, but below the 175,000 – 190,000 forecasters predicted.

The biggest news? The U.S. unemployment rate is at 3.9%. This is the first time the unemployment rate is below 4% since 2000.

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Data Reveals Companies Have Used Tax Cuts to Increase Capital Spending

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/3/2018 at 1:00pm
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Remember when the left said that President Donald Trump’s tax reform would not work because the companies would give those breaks to shareholders instead of reinvesting in the company?

Well, Bloomberg released data that shows capex (capital expenditure) has won out. It shows that the 130 companies in the S&P 500 have...

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Trump Executive Order Lays Groundwork for Real Welfare Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 4/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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While the liberal media continues to obsess on Stormy Daniels and the Mueller investigation, Trump is continuing to work towards keeping promises he made during the general election campaign.

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Trump Insists We Cannot Lose a Trade War With China After It Proposes Tariffs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:00pm 4/4/2018 at 1:00pm
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A possible trade war continues to brew as China proposes its own tariffs on American goods after President Donald Trump’s administration released a list of 1,300 Chinese exports it plans to target with tariffs.

Despite this action and concerns of a trade war, Trump insists we cannot lose said war because we’re...

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Trump reversing direction on Obama-era fuel economy standards

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00am 3/31/2018 at 10:00am
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President Donald Trump has been working hard at erasing his predecessor’s phone-and-pen legacy.

His latest rollback of Obam-era inanity focuses on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its new plans for fuel...

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US Set to Hit China with $50 Billion in Tariffs Today

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/22/2018 at 1:00pm
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce new tariffs on Chinese exports to the United States later today. The decision comes after a seven-month-long investigation by the Trump administration into the U.S. intellectual property theft orchestrated by Beijing. The move is expected to hit $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.

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Green groups back GOP on overhaul of Renewable Fuel Standard

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00am 3/17/2018 at 10:00am
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Environmental groups once strongly supported the federal government’s sweeping ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard over a decade ago, touting the fuel additive as a potential cure for the supposed climate crisis.

Ten years later, these same groups are backing proposed Republican reforms to these regulations.

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Democrats Pin Midterm Hopes on Tax Hike Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/11/2018 at 7:30pm
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Earlier this week Senate Democrats introduced a tax plan designed to show what Democrats can be expected to do should they win back majorities in Congress.

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Sweet Jobs Report: 313,000 Jobs Added in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11:00am 3/9/2018 at 11:00am
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This came as a shock to many! The Labor Department reported that the US economy added 313,000 jobs in February, beating expectations by 100K.

The country has added more than half a million jobs in the first two months of 2018.

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Trump Signs Off on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Exempts Canada and Mexico

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:26pm 3/8/2018 at 4:26pm
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President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum at a press conference at the White House today, but decided to exempt Canada and Mexico during NAFTA negotiations.

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Report: Trump’s Proposed Tariff May Result in Higher Prices for Beer, Soft Drinks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:30pm 3/3/2018 at 6:30pm

The Beer Institute, a 501(C) organization based in DC, “condemns” President Trump’s proposed tariff on steel and aluminum stating that it will have a significant impact on American beer-makers (and buyers).

Fox News reports:

The Beer Institute is condemning President Donald Trump’s surprise plan to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports.

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Trump to Impose Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 3:00pm 3/1/2018 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump campaigned “to protect the U.S. from what he has said are unfair trade practices.” It looks like he has tried to keep that promise since he announced during a meeting with steel executives that the U.S. will impose 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminum.

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Trump’s Improving Numbers a Mystery to Those Inside DC Bubble

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 6:00pm 2/3/2018 at 6:00pm

Shocking no one, those within the DC bubble cannot believe that approval numbers for President Donald Trump and Congressional GOP lawmakers continue to climb into February.

A Rasmussen poll has shown Trump’s approval rating at 49% while RealClearPolitics has it at 41.9%

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Stellar Jobs Report Released Notwithstanding Nancy Pelosi’s Prediction of “Armageddon”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11:00am 2/2/2018 at 11:00am
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2018 has started off with a bang as the January jobs report showed the economy added 200,000 jobs during the month while the unemployment rate steadied at 4.1% for the fourth straight month. That’s the lowest it’s been since December 2000.

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Democrat governors planning lawsuit to block GOP’s tax overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall the California legislature’s attempt to create a special government fund as a “charity” for taxpayer donations to mitigate the loss of state and local tax (SALT) deductions in the recently passed GOP tax plans.

The politicians must have realized the approach was full of fail, so now...

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California politicians eye huge hike in corporate taxes in response to federal tax reform

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 1/21/2018 at 1:30pm
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Just before Christmas, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that has set America’s economy on a trajectory to prosperity and put wealth back in the hands of its citizens.

The new rules also substantially reduced the country’s corporate tax rate to 21 percent, down from a fairly hefty...

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