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TAX REFORM PASSES: Historic bill heads to Trump’s desk for signature

Second passage of H.R. 1 tax reform 12-20-17

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed, by a 224 to 201 vote, tax reform a second time after the Senate made small changes to the measure align with parliamentary rules. Without a single Democrat voting yes, Republicans pushed through the historic modification of the tax code widely expected to put more money in middle-income earner’s pockets and boost ...

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Senate passes tax reform 51-48; bill goes back to the House

U.S. Senate vote on tax reform

The Senate voted along party lines early Wednesday to pass an economy-boosting tax reform bill that makes America’s corporate tax rates competitive in the global economy and provides rate cuts for middle-income earners and businesses. The House of Representatives passed the measure Tuesday afternoon but will have to vote again Wednesday in order to send it to President Donald Trump ...

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House passes GOP tax bill along party lines in 227-203 vote – second House vote will be needed

U.S. House of Representatives vote on Tax Reform-2

Updated, 4:59 p.m.: Provisions in the tax bill violate the Senate’s procedural rules and will need to be removed, according to Senate aides. The House is expected to re-vote on the legislation Wednesday, after the Senate votes Tuesday night. Original Story: The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Republican tax reform measure in a vote that went along party ...

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Republicans set to pass tax reform today; ‘A moment decades in the making’

Republicans are expected to pass on Tuesday their tax reform plan first in the House then followed by the Senate and will get it to the Desk of President Donald Trump shortly afterward. House Speaker Paul Ryan released a video early Tuesday in which he calls the first reform of the American tax code in 30 years “a moment decades ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 12/19/17 [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on events and issues of the day including: Amtrak high-speed train derailment Tax reform progress Attribution of WannaCry malware attack to North Korea Mueller’s seizure of Trump transition team emails Full transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. As I’m sure you all just saw, the House of ...

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Watch: Trump announces ‘America First’ national security strategy [video + transcript]

Donald Trump success

In a departure from previous administrations, the president will announce his national security strategy to the country. President Donald Trump will deliver a speech to the nation Monday afternoon in which he unveils the administration’s “America First” national security strategy. Past administration’s have not completed their strategies in their first year and it was shown to the country by administration ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, December 18, 2017

President Donald Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. In the afternoon, the President will depart the White House en route to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, where he will deliver remarks regarding the Administrations National Security Strategy [Live Stream]. . Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary ...

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Report: Mueller obtained Trump team emails through ‘unlawful conduct’

An attorney for President Donald Trump‘s transition team said that special counsel Robert Mueller inappropriately obtained emails from the 2016 presidential transition team. Kory Langhofer, the counsel to the Trump for America transition team, wrote in a letter to Congress that Mueller acquired tens of thousands of emails from the General Services Administration through actions Langhofer alleges were “unlawful” according ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, December 17, 2017

Camp David

President Donald Trump will meet with members of his cabinet while at Camp David then return to the White House. President Trump’s schedule for 12/17/17 Throughout the day – Meet with members of the cabinet 5:00 PM – Depart Camp David en route to the White House – Camp David 5:30 PM – Arrive at the White House – South Lawn

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, December 15, 2017

Marine One Marine Helicopter Squadron One

President Donald Trump will depart the White House for Quantico, VA, en route to the FBI National Academy, where he will participate in the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony. [Live Stream] The President will then depart the FBI National Academy for the Quantico Landing Zone en route to the Marine Corps Air Facility, where he will visit Marine Helicopter Squadron One. ...

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