|Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:13:20 GMT|
Marco Rubio says he's a 'no' vote for now. A handful of other Republicans say they're still evaluating the bill
Republicans have an aggressive schedule for getting their tax plan through Congress, but with a vote on final passage coming as early as Monday, congressional observers are keeping a close eye on a handful of GOP senators who can prevent or pass the legislation.
|Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:09:30 GMT|
'Dark money' provision dropped from tax bill
A controversial provision that would have permitted nonprofit groups to enter politics and could have led so-called "dark money" contributions to become tax deductible has been dropped from the GOP tax bill, according to a leading Senate Democrat.
|Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:41:42 GMT|
Analysis: Why it's time for Paul Ryan to go
The news that Speaker Paul Ryan is engaged in "soul searching" about his political future and could leave Congress after the 2018 election shocked a political Washington sprinting toward a tax cut vote and Christmas recess.
|Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:52:27 GMT|
Man with ALS to senator: You can save my life
Ady Barkan, a man with ALS, confronted Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) about Barkan's need for medicare disability benefits ahead of the upcoming vote on the latest version of the GOP tax bill.
|Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:58:21 GMT|
WH economist predicts Rubio will come around on tax bill
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said Thursday night he's confident Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will ultimately be a "yes" on the GOP tax bill despite the senator's threat to vote against the legislation unless there is a more generous child tax credit -- a threat that could leave Senate Republicans with no room for error with their slim 52-48 majority.
|Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:55:06 GMT|
Opinion: Mom, Pop -- you lose in this tax plan
As the Republican tax plan continues to advance -- and morph -- with dizzying speed, those of us in the accounting business continue to be astonished by the thickening maze of loopholes emerging from the bill.
|Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:27:49 GMT|
Police investigating Russell Simmons amid rape allegation
The New York Police Department has opened an investigation into Russell Simmons based on media reports of multiple women coming forward to accuse the music mogul of sexual misconduct, including rape, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said.