President Trump and GOP senators claim a major victory, as the senate tax bill passes on the floor. The legislation was approved early Saturday morning by a 51 to 49 vote. Now, the Senate and House will come together to compromise on one final unified bill, which will then be voted on and signed by the President.
Senator Al Franken spent this Sunday talking to local Minnesota media outlets to address mounting sexual harassment accusations in the face of waining approval ratings. Recent polls shows Senator Franken’s approval sharply dropping in the wake of accusations from four different women including the initial claim made by LA radio host Leann Tweeden.
The former head of the consumer financial protection bureau wages war against the Trump administration. President trump designates Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The republican’s proposed tax plans has received praise for slashing corporate rates, but economists say new tax reform will also help bring back cash from offshore accounts. A report, published by Moody’s Investor Service, claims offshore cash reserves are expected to expand to 1.4 trillion dollars by the end of the year – an eight percent increase.
The senate is set to vote on their version of the tax reform bill next week. The bill may come to a floor vote on Thursday, as part of Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell’s push to get the reform bill to the President’s desk by the end of the year.
Two more women come forward to accuse Democrat Senator Al Franken of unwelcome sexual advances. The accusers say Franken touched them inappropriately, and spoke on the condition of anonymity.
A new poll shows an increasingly wide gap in the primary race for Alabama’s Senate seat. The survey from the Trafalgar group shows former state chief justice Roy Moore has 35% support.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill allowing the Food and Drug Administration to continue collecting fees from drug companies to review new product applications.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Senate health committee on Tuesday urged U.S.