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WASHINGTON | Trump wants to push middle-income tax cut through Congress

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he wants to push a new middle-income tax cut through Congress after the midterm elections. Trump says he’s looking to cut middle-income taxes about 10 percent after signing a tax bill last year. He tells reporters as he left the White House for a Texas rally that “we’re doing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump wants to push middle-income tax cut through Congress

ELKO, Nevada | Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

ELKO, Nevada  — President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job. Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: “We’ll have somebody great … we’re going to pick somebody very quickly. Trump said he’s interviewing three women … Continue reading ELKO, Nevada | Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

NEW YORK | Judges consider state court’s power over Trump in lawsuit

NEW YORK  — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump’s bid to shut down a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case? The question came up — but wasn’t definitively … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judges consider state court’s power over Trump in lawsuit

United States | Senior State Department Official Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Upcoming Travel to Panama and Mexico

United States – MODERATOR: Thank you. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us. Welcome to this background call to preview Secretary Pompeo’s travel to Panama and Mexico on October 18 and 19. As a reminder, today’s call is on background, so the attribution is to a senior State Department official. For your reference … Continue reading United States | Senior State Department Official Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Upcoming Travel to Panama and Mexico