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.
President Trump touts his accomplishments during his first year in office. In a tweet, the President said tax reform, including massive Alaska drilling and the repeal of the Obamacare mandate, brought it all together for an incredible year.
The Senate has officially approved the Republican tax plan on Capitol Hill. It passed earlier Wednesday morning in a 51-to-48 vote.
It’s a big week on Capitol Hill for lawmakers as they look to finalize tax legislation, and come up with a way to fund the government. One America’s Emerald Robinson has more from Washington.
GOP Senator John Barasso blasts Nancy Pelosi for her staunch resistance to the Republican tax reform bill. During a radio appearance on Sunday, the Wyoming lawmaker said the House minority leader had become “unhinged'” in her opposition.
As the push for tax reform continues, the House-Senate Conference Committee is set to meet publicly next week to work on the final bill. Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady made the announcement on Friday saying the two chambers are working together on a unified, pro-growth tax reform bill.
President Trump gives a speech during an RNC fundraiser in New York City after the Senate passed its version of the tax reform bill early Saturday morning. The President appeared with RNC chairwoman Ronna Romney Mcdaniel on Saturday and called the Senates bill quote ‘the largest tax decrease in the history of our country by far’.