Category: Politics

Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint

The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s ambitious promises for “massive tax cuts and reform.” The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code, cutting rates for individuals and corporations while clearing away trillions

Obama stumps for Phil Murphy — live updates

Former President Barack Obama is hitting the campaign trail Thursday for Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for governor in New Jersey, marking his first campaign appearance since leaving office in January. Obama will speak at the invite-only canvas kickoff with grassroots supporters in an attempt to help propel Murphy into the seat currently held by

White House says Trump opposes Senate’s bipartisan Obamacare deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers suffered major setbacks on Wednesday with the White House saying President Donald Trump now opposes it and senior Republicans speaking out against it. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, Senate Republican