House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill Bulls Take Control of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The House of Representatives approved a package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation. The largely […]

White House’s Executive Order Will Weaken Barack Obamacare

White House’s Executive Order Will Weaken Barack Obamacare

White House’s Executive Order Will Weaken Barack Obamacare President Donald Trump’s White House staff have prepared an executive order that will weaken the requirement that all Americans have health insurance. Since the individual mandate cannot be repealed by President Trump alone, the new EO would expand the “hardship exemption” to the requirement that taxpayers provide […]

Trump Seeks Higher Ground, GOP Brass Lose the Balance of Power

Trump Seeks Higher Ground, GOP Brass Lose the Balance of Power

Trump Seeks Higher Ground, GOP Brass Lose the Balance of Power As usual with President Trump’s more imaginative moves, the arrangement with the Democratic congressional leaders to defer the debt-ceiling issue for 3 months and pass hurricane relief at once was a more important step than it appears. The Key element of it is that […]

We Can Now Expect Bi-partisan Efforts to Continue

We Can Now Expect Bi-partisan Efforts to Continue

We Can Now Expect Bi-partisan Efforts to Continue President Donald Trump is likely to continue to reach for bi-partisan compromise on legislation, something he promised during the Y 2016 Presidential campaign and that the American people expect, the White House said Friday. “I certainly think that the goal is to have bipartisan efforts and certainly […]

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues President Donald Trump and Democrats align on adding a 3-month extension of the US debt limit and government spending to a hurricane-relief bill over the arguments of fellow Republicans, who pressed for a longer debt extension. Wednesday, President Trump, after meeting with Congressional leaders at the […]

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC Harvey has put heavy pressure on the lackluster US Congress as lawmakers get ready to return to Washington on Tuesday after a 5-week Summer recess. A big workload awaits them, including funding the government by month’s end and increasing the federal borrowing limit, and ever ending […]

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed” on Tax Reform

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed” on Tax Reform

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed”on Tax Reform US President Donald Trump outlined his vision for tax reform Wednesday that he said would streamline the nation’s burdensome tax code while cutting taxes for businesses and middle-income Americans, and thus warning Congress that “I do not want to be disappointed.” “This is our […]

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017 Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan dismissed any notion of friction with the White House on tax reform, saying all parties “see Eye to Eye” and insisted that they will pass legislation in Y 2017. “We have a shared agenda. The President and Congress, we are eye to eye […]

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, the US stock market moved lower on come concern of a potential government shutdown and following a report that highlighted a disagreement between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Wall Street cheered Tuesday reports suggesting that White House aids and […]

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses Thursday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan said that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed BAT might not be included. Speaking at a New Balance shoe factory in Massachusetts, Speaker […]

Conservative Media Calling for Speaker Paul Ryan to “Step Down”

Conservative Media Calling for Speaker Paul Ryan to “Step Down”

Conservative Media Calling for Speaker Paul Ryan to “Step Down” Saturday, Fox Cable News’ Jeanine Pirro slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan for the healthcare replacement failure and questioned his agenda on behalf of the elite Republican contingent left in Congress. “Paul Ryan needs to step down as Speaker of the House,” she said forthwith Saturdayt. […]

Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency”

Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency”

Paul Ryan, “Expect Big Things From Donald Trump’s Presidency” House Speaker Paul Ryan is predicting big things from the Trump Administration over the next 4 years. In an interview Thursday night, Speaker Ryan made the case for President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress. Mr. Ryan said, “I would love to do this stuff yesterday, […]