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The clash centers on an expected provision in the GOP’s tax-cut plan that would prohibit people from deducting the state and local taxes they pay from their federal taxable income.
The House is expected to approve a budget Thursday that includes no pathway to spending cuts but instead will allow a forthcoming tax bill to add $1.5 trillion to the budget deficit.
The president has vowed to protect 401(k) plans and insists on lowering the rate for millions of businesses.
While Republicans argued that the Affordable Care Act is fundamentally flawed, Democrats called the move an act of sabotage and pledged to fight it.
The bill passed hours after President Trump tweeted, “We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!”
The New York Republican recruited investors that included family, his congressional staff and House colleagues.
Rep. Al Green of Texas railed on the floor against Trump’s “record of inciting white supremacy, sexism, bigotry, hatred, xenophobia, race baiting and racism.”
‘We think the regulatory fix is the smartest, quickest fix,’ House Speaker Paul D. Ryan told reporters Wednesday.
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló warned congressional leaders that the territory is ‘on the brink of a massive liquidity crisis.’
The Hollywood superproducer wrote checks to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 1993, 2011 and 2013 totaling $23,200, and the GOP is pouncing.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is walking a fine line to engage grass-roots activists in its early efforts to win back the House in 2018.
Reps. Tim Ryan and Tim Walz, who both held “A” ratings, gave tens of thousands of dollars from their campaign funds.
Mark Kelly, husband of Gabrielle Giffords, said it “is an acknowledgment by the Republicans that a law does matter.”
‘I think it’s appropriate that he moves on to the next chapter of his life. And I think he agrees with that,’ House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
Special procedures set out in the legislation would ultimately allow Republicans to pass a tax bill over a potential Democratic filibuster in the Senate.
Both House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte said they are open to studying the firearm accessory was used to accelerate gunfire in Las Vegas.
Treasury Department watchdog’s findings could undermine claims that conservatives were unfairly targeted under President Obama.
The announcement follows a news report that the Republican had asked his mistress to get an abortion after suspecting that she may be pregnant.
The Louisiana Republican said that he will work as hard as ever to advance the GOP agenda, including gun rights, as he continues an arduous rehabilitation.
The funding request includes $12.77 billion in disaster recovery funds, $577 million to address wildfires and $15 billion to fund the flood insurance program.