White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said if the middle-class gets a tax hike, the president will not sign the GOP tax reform bill. During an interview Tuesday, Mulvaney said Republicans are on the same page with moving forward with new tax legislation so far. Reports from the Joint Committee on Taxation said a high number of middle-class Americans would see their individual tax rates go up.
President Trump is headed to China next on his tour of Asia where he is expected to discuss national security and trade. One America’s Trey Yingst caught up with Trump’s former Deputy Assistant, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, to discuss the trip.
Republican John Curtis is victorious in the special election for Utah’s third congressional district seat.
President Trump touched down at the Osan Air Base as part of his visit to meet with his South Korean counterpart. The two leaders sat down for a bilateral meeting, where they re-emphasized the need to reel in the North Korean threat.
GOP lawmakers may add a provision to repeal a portion of Obamacare through the newly unveiled tax reform bill. During an interview on Sunday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress could use the legislation to repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate
Some of President Trump’s biggest fans take to the streets in South Korea. The group waved American flags and signs supporting the U.S. military in the country’s capital to welcome the president ahead of his visit Tuesday. President Trump is expected to tackle several regional issues, including the North Korean nuclear crisis, in meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae In.
New details are emerging about the gunman who opened fire in a Texas church, killing at least 26 people and injuring 20 others. Reports reveal shooter Devin Kelley’s in-laws attended First Baptist Church, but were not present during the shooting. Officials say the 26-year-old was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who received a “bad conduct” discharge after charges of assault against his spouse and their child.
President Trump is calling on Japanese automakers to build more vehicles here in the U.S. During an event with Japanese business executives Sunday, the president urged members of the car industry to build their vehicles in the U.S. instead of merely shipping them over.
President Trump is confident in the strength of his negotiating position for upcoming talks with Asian leaders.