Here are the 15 most heartless proposals in Trump’s absurd budget

ongtime federal budget experts quickly slammed the White House’s proposed 2018 budget on Tuesday. Its $1.4 trillion in cuts over the next decade would endanger tens of millions of households, especially the poor and vulnerable, while rewarding… Read More

WATCH: Robert Reich rips into conservative over his ‘specious’ math on Trumpcare

WATCH: Robert Reich rips into conservative over his ‘specious’ math on Trumpcare

“The Trump administration has done everything they possibly can to undermine the affordable care act,” Reich retorted as Moore shook his head and mirthlessly laughed. “I predict that if we were to stay in Obamacare,… Read More

Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms

The pound’s sharp fall since the Brexit vote and a mood of uncertainty among employers has hit household budgets, creating a tough economic backdrop for Theresa May’s snap election, a Guardian analysis shows. The prime… Read More

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Republicans sound alarm on Trump’s troubles ahead of 2018

Donors, leaders and potential candidates begin to worry about an election that will be a referendum on the president’s performance. Republicans say President Donald Trump needs to turn things around fast — or the GOP… Read More

Trump’s Watered-Down Ethics Rules Let a Lobbyist Help Run an Agency He Lobbied

President Trump’s executive order on ethics also cites a section of the law that doesn’t exist. by Justin Elliott ProPublica Geoff Burr spent much of the last decade as the chief lobbyist for a powerful… Read More

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Congress has the power to obtain and release Trump’s tax returns

George K. Yin is a professor of law and taxation at the University of Virginia and a former chief of staff of the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. Though our new president may not realize… Read More