From honoring women to speaking on behalf of 2018 midterm candidates, President Trump has a lot on his plate this week.
House Republicans set a new fundraising record ahead of the 2018 midterms as the GOP is set on maintaining a majority in Congress. The National Republican Congressional Committee, or NRCC, raised a whopping $85 million ahead of this year’s midterm elections.
House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks about the early success of tax reform and re-building the nations military. During a press briefing Thursday, Ryan noted that in the short period of time since the bill’s passage middle class families are already seeing their lives improve.
Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer met to hammer out details of a long-term spending bill to keep the government running past the January 19th deadline.
Congressional GOP leaders are at odds over how to trim the deficit after passing extensive tax cuts for the American people.
Just ahead of the new year, new data shows a major drop in Americans participating in the WIC federal assistance program. Welfare reform has been a top priority for President Trump since the beginning of his presidency. Now, participation in the Women Infant and Children or WIC welfare program has dropped to a 17-year low.
As GOP lawmakers end the year by repealing a key part of Obamacare through the tax bill, they seek to continue addressing the legislation in 2018. In a recent interview, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he does not believe ‘the health care issue is done’ and indicated Obamacare may be taken up as early as January.
President Trump is set to meet with GOP leaders in the coming days about the 2018 agenda.
The sweeping tax bill is now one step closer to becoming law after GOP leaders sign off on the legislation. Lawmakers from the House and Senate gathered for a press conference Thursday in D.C. to celebrate Wednesday’s passage of the new tax bill.