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Capital Journal Daybreak: Trump’s Plan to Cut the Corporate Tax Rate, Moer

Seib: An Alternative Trump Opening Act Video: Polls Show an Opportunity for Trump U.S. Hardens Stance on Canada Trade Trump Orders Plan to Cut Corporate Tax Rate to 15% Trump Willing to Hold Off on Border-Wall Funding Good morning. Here’s Gerald F. Seib’s analysis of whether President Donald Trump could have taken advantage of the […]

How the State Department Is Showing Off Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club

Several embassy and State Department websites recently posted flattering content about President Donald Trump’s private Mar-a-Lago club, prompting concerns from ethics experts and Democrats who say the practice could violate ethics laws designed to prevent private gain from public office.

Five Roadblocks in the Way of the White House’s Proposed Corporate Tax Cut

President Donald Trump is renewing his push to cut the U.S. corporate tax rate to 15% from 35%, a move that would boost corporate profits and could encourage businesses to locate jobs and investment in the U.S. Here are five likely obstacles for the effort.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Trump’s Approval Rating Falls, More

Trump’s Push for Funding for Border Wall Muddies Budget Talks Disapproval of Trump Grows in Latest Poll States Seek to Shore Up Insurance Markets Across Mideast, Mattis Delivers Trump’s Message of Reassurance World Bank, IMF Are on Guard With the Trump Administration In Faded Steel Town, Reviews Are Mixed for Start of Trump Era Good […]

Alito Cites GOP Ad to Argue Against Televising Supreme Court Arguments

Justice Samuel Alito put the kibosh on the notion of televising Supreme Court arguments, citing an ad the Republican National Committee as “Exhibit A” for the way he said political groups and broadcast media would twist snippets misleadingly.

With Court at Full Strength, Alito Foresees More Aggressive Conservative Majority

More sweeping decisions and less compromise with liberals may be in store for the Supreme Court’s restored conservative majority, Justice Samuel Alito suggested Thursday in remarks to a judicial conference.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Donald Trump Focuses on Funding Talks, More

Trump Focuses on Government Funding Talks U.S. to Probe Steel Imports White House Banks On Sweeping Tax Plan Trump Joins Criticism of Iran; Questions U.S. Role in Libya Mattis: ‘No Doubt’ Syrian Regime Has Chemical Weapons In ‘Buy American’ Push, Trump Is Starting in a Hole Video: Trump on Government Shutdown and Health-Care Reform Good […]

Capital Journal Daybreak: What the Georgia Election Results Tell Us

Exxon Seeks U.S. Waiver to Resume Russia Oil Venture White House Says It Didn’t Mislead With Ship Location Democrats Reload for Georgia Runoff, But Party Divisions Remain Zitner: What the Georgia Election Results Tell Us Greg Ip: Is Trump Turning Toward Globalism? Not So Fast Good morning, EXXON SEEKS U.S. WAIVER FOR RUSSIA OIL VENTURE: Exxon […]

Donald Trump Praises Patriots, Bill Belichik, Though Some Stars Stayed Home

The Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots descended on the White House on Wednesday, where President Donald Trump welcomed them as "world champions" and thanked Coach Bill Belichik for his support during the campaign.

Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford Calls on Donald Trump to Release Tax Returns

Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma on Tuesday joined a small but growing group of Republicans pressing Donald Trump to release his tax returns.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Can Diplomacy Work With North Korea?

Threat of Carrier Heading to Koreas Wasn’t All It Seemed Seib Video: Can Diplomacy Work With North Korea? Democrats Falter in Bid for Outright Win in Georgia House Race White House Pushes Link Between Immigrants and Crime Trump Officials Offer Scant Assurance to Health Insurers Trump Administration Strains to Fill Mental-Health Post A THREAT THAT […]

Jeff Sessions Likely to Keep Up Obama-Era Prosecutions of White Collar Crime

While Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed course on a range of Obama-era policies from policing to voting rights, Americans shouldn't expect major changes on white-collar and corporate crime, a senior agency official overseeing those efforts said on Tuesday.

Capital Journal Daybreak: North Korea, ‘Buy America, Georgia House Seat

Seib: Trump Is Finding China’s Blind Spot on North Korea Trump to Sign Order to ‘Buy American’ and ‘Hire American’ Insurers Scramble to Price Plans on Health Exchanges Georgia House Race Elicits Huge Sums, National Interest and Trump Tweet Seib Video: Why the Nationwide Interest in a Georgia House Seat? Good morning.  The Trump administration […]

Poll Suggests Health-Care Fiasco Hurt Paul Ryan’s Standing Among Voters

House Speaker Paul Ryan has a lower job approval rating than President Donald Trump's historically low ratings, a new survey released Monday shows. The survey suggests he has shouldered much of the public blame for Republicans’ high-profile and unsuccessful effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act last month.

Donald and Melania Trump Hold White House Easter Egg Roll

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday kicked off the first White House Easter Egg Roll of his administration, as the president said the nation is was on its way to becoming “stronger and bigger and better.”

Capital Journal Daybreak: Where the Fight Against ISIS Stands

U.S. Presses China on North Korea Pence Warns North Korea Not to Test President Trump Trump’s Focus on Health Bill Vexes GOP Tax Strategy Seib Video: Where the Fight Against ISIS Stands Good morning, PENCE WARNS NORTH KOREA NOT TO TEST TRUMP: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea Monday not to test President Donald […]

Tuesday’s House Race in Highly Educated Georgia District Could Provide a Lesson

Tuesday’s special election in Georgia’s 6th District could tell us a lot about how deep the education divide runs through America’s two main political parties. The 6th District is one of the best-educated congressional districts in the country, and the data show that makes it an outlier for the Republican Party.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Trump’s Policy Reversals, More

Trump’s Policy Reversals Reflect Business Influence Trump Shifts Back to Health Care U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan Lie-Detector Test Debated in Rush to Hire Border Agents Seib Video: How Trump Could Tackle Health Care and Taxes Good morning. TRUMP’S POLICY REVERSALS: President Donald Trump’s growing reliance on former corporate executives […]

Capital Journal Daybreak: A Surprising Bromance, More

Trump and Xi: Tensions Turn to Friendship Trump Says He Offered China Better Trade Terms in Exchange for Help on North Korea Seib Video: Trump Sees North Korea as a Top Threat Tillerson Says U.S.-Russia Relations at ‘Low Point’ After Meeting With Putin Good morning. The Wall Street Journal sat down with President Donald Trump […]

WSJ Trump Interview Excerpts: China, North Korea, Ex-Im Bank, Obamacare, Bannon, More

The Wall Street Journal held a wide-ranging interview with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, in which he talked about tying a trade deal with China to Beijing's North Korea policy, addressed where things stand on a health overhaul, said he supported the Export-Import Bank, and weighed in on the United Airlines controversy, among other topics. Show More Summary

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