November 21, 2017

Republicans Move To Scrap Obamacare Individual Mandate In Tax Reform Bill

The Republican Senate is now moving to include repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate in their tax reform bill. That move is largely designed to quell conservative complaints about the Senate bill, which is weaker than the House version of the same bill: it delays corporate tax cuts, and retains the estate tax; pass-through businesses […]

Republicans Confident They Have Needed Votes for Tax Reform

On Sunday, several prominent Republicans reassured voters that President Donald J. Trump’s tax reform plan has the necessary votes to pass through Congress, reports the Washington Examiner. Today, on Fox and Friends, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) discussed his confidence that the majority of the Freedom Caucus would support President Trump’s tax reform, more […]

Small Business Owner in Trump Country Explains Why Tax Reform Will Help the 99%

SEDALIA, Mo.—As Republicans prepare to unveil the details of their major tax reform proposal this week, a small business owner in America’s heartland is speaking out about how her and her employees could benefit. “The 1 percent that keeps being talked about, I want them to talk about the other 99 percent, and they don’t […]

House Passes Senate Budget, Moves One Step Closer To Tax Reform

The House narrowly passed the Senate’s fiscal year 2018 budget equipped with reconciliation instructions for tax reform in a 216-212 vote Thursday. Passing the measure brings Republicans one step closer to their plans to overhaul the tax code. The bill, which allows for $1.5 trillion in deficit spending, provides the GOP with the tools needed to […]

Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades. The proposal is a significant step toward implementing the president and Congress’ tax reform agenda. However, it fails to make significant cuts to federal spending—an important piece of the puzzle […]

Senate narrowly passes 2018 budget, paving way for tax reform

Senate Republicans took the first step Thursday evening toward passing a tax plan and fulfilling a long-held campaign pledge. Senators narrowly voted 51-49 to pass the fiscal 2018 budget after a grueling hours-long marathon on the Senate floor. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joined with every Democrat and independent to vote against the bill. The spending […]

House passes budget, paving way for tax reform

The House passed its 2018 budget resolution Thursday in a party-line vote that represents a step toward its goal of sending tax-reform legislation to President Trump. In a 219-206 vote, lawmakers approved a budget resolution for 2018 that sets up a process for shielding the GOP tax bill from a filibuster in the Senate. A total […]

Tax Reform Where All Americans Win

Thirty-one years ago, Congress passed and President Ronald Reagan signed into law substantial tax reform. The internet as we know it was not even invented yet. The federal debt stood at a little over $2 trillion. Needless to say, our economy has changed a bit since then. Of all the changes in the past three […]

Trump: Tax Reform Will Be ‘Rocket Fuel’ For US Economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump spoke to a large group of manufacturers Friday and pitched his proposed tax reform as “rocket fuel” for the American economy. “Under my administration, the era of economic surrender is over – and the rebirth of American industry has begun,” Trump said in his remarks to the National Association of […]

Tax Reform Just Got Real. Why the GOP Tax Plan Is Great News for America.

Bold tax reform got a big boost on Wednesday. Leaders in the House, the Senate, and the White House have all agreed on a tax outline, meaning a true update to our broken tax system could be imminent. First, the GOP tax plan framework would lower taxes for individual Americans. It would double the standard […]

Obama’s ‘Julia’ Will Have Better Life Because of Tax Reform – VIDEO

Julia and her husband, James, are worried about their future. James lost his job and can’t find work. Julia has not received a raise in many years and is unhappy at her job. They are struggling just to make ends meet and provide for their children. Every year, the government takes more of their hard-earned […]

Donald Trump Promotes ‘Pro-American Tax Reform’ in Missouri

President Donald Trump called for a simpler, lower, fairer tax code on Wednesday, urging Congress to pass a bill that would help grow the American economy. “Today I’m calling on all members of Congress — Democrat, Republican, and independent — to support pro-American tax reform,” he said. “They have to do it.  It’s time.” The […]

President Trump Signs Another Bill to Reform The VA

After speaking to the American Legion in Reno Wednesday, President Trump signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which will allow veterans to appeal or ask questions about their benefits in a more timely and organized fashion. “No longer will veterans be kept waiting for years to get an answer to their appeals. […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan: What You Need to Know.

Objectives: -Economic growth, getting to three percent GDP within the year after implementation -Job creation Personal/Individual tax reform:  -Repeals the Alternative Minimum Tax for individuals -Eliminates the death tax -Eliminates all tax deductions, excluding the mortgages and charitable deductions -Zero tax rate for the first $24,000 a couple earns -Three tax brackets: 10, 25 and […]

NumbersUSA: Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Bill Will Release Criminal Aliens

The bipartisan sentencing reform push in Congress would cause the premature release of many criminal aliens without a guarantee of deportation, according to NumbersUSA. The immigration reduction group predicts that legislation the House and Senate is considering will disproportionately benefit criminal aliens and represents a “Trojan Horse Amnesty” for their release. “Both the House and […]

Senate advances NSA reform — but program to lapse at midnight

The Senate advanced legislation 77-17 to reform the National Security Agency on Sunday, but parts of the Patriot Act will nonetheless lapse for a few days amid opposition from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). The legislation, called the USA Freedom Act, will not reach President Obama’s desk until after the three measures expire at midnight, meaning […]

VA Reform: Another Obama “Success Story”

Eight months ago, President Obama put on a grand show for the troops. Surrounded by new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, assorted politicians, military leaders and a bevy of TV cameras, the commander in chief signed the “Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act.” He’s good at inking things. Obama condemned the “inexcusable conduct” at […]

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