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Stocks Surge To All Time High As Corker Unexpectedly Joins Rubio In Supporting GOP Tax Bill

Update: Just hours after Rubio announced that he would support the reconciled Republican tax plan, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker – the only Republican who voted against the Senate tax bill – has said he, too, will support the legislation. By supporting the bill, Corker – who has publicly feuded with President Trump, famously comparing the […]

Stocks Sink As Tax-Reform-Deal Anxiety Rises

With McCain in hospital and now Lee and Rubio questioning the child-care credit, markets are showing some anxiety about just how “done deal” this deal really is… GOP SENATOR LEE UNDECIDED WHETHER TO SUPPORT TAX BILL; SEEKS CHANGES TO CHILD TAX CREDIT – AIDE: RTRS LEE AND REPUBLICAN SENATOR RUBIO WANT TO MAKE MORE OF […]

An Angry Senator Grassley Lashes Out At FBI, DOJ In Fiery Senate Floor Speech

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) blasted the FBI and Senate Democrats on Wednesday for their unwillingness to fairly investigate Hillary Clinton and the Obama Administration, stating that the Democrats on the committee he oversees “only want to talk about [President] Trump.”  In a fiery speech to the Senate, Grassley lambasted Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other Democrats […]

What Went Wrong In Charlottesville: At All Levels, Government Is Still The Problem

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, Corruption. Graft. Intolerance. Greed. Incompetence. Ineptitude. Militarism. Lawlessness. Ignorance. Brutality. Deceit. Collusion. Corpulence. Bureaucracy. Immorality. Depravity. Censorship. Cruelty. Violence.

House Set To Vote On Stopgap Spending Bill Tomorrow

Update (5:30 pm ET): House Republicans are moving ahead with a plan to avoid a shutdown after the House Rules Committee approved a rule change that will allow Republicans to bring a two-week stopgap plan up for a floor vote Thursday, allowing the senate until end-of-day Friday to avoid a shutdown. The plan helped Speaker […]

Trump Backs Roy Moore, Blasts Doug Jones As “A Pelosi/Schumer Puppet”

For the first time, President Donald Trump has endorsed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore after previously defending the embattled Republican in a series of offhand comments to reporters last month. Last month, the Washington Post published a bombshell story including allegations from a woman who said she had sexually inappropriate contact with Moore when he […]

Trump Congratulates ABC For Firing Brian Ross Over “Horrendously Inaccurate” Report

Update: Just hours after he told a group of reporters that he's "not worried" about Mike Flynn's decision to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller because – as Trump put it – "there's been absolutely no collusion and we're prefectly happy with that," the president has weighed in on ABC's decision to suspend World News […]

Democrats’ Last-Ditch Effort To Force Tax Reform Back To Committee Fails By Vote Of 56-44

Update (2:35PM EST): And just like that, another forced procedural vote to push the GOP tax reform bill back to committee fails by a vote of 56-44. * * * Tune in below as the Senate takes yet another vote on a procedural motion to force the GOP tax reform legislation back to committee.  As […]

In Critical Test Of Tax Reform Bill, Senate Narrowly Approves Motion To Start Debate With 52-48 Vote

Update (5:55PM EST): After a full day of debating the GOP tax reform bill, the Senate has now approved a motion to…drum roll please…debate the GOP tax reform bill.  As we detailed below, this was the first big test for the GOP’s tax bill before the entire Senate and it narrowly passed with a vote […]

WOW – Trump Tweets About “Unsolved Mystery” Of Joe Scarborough’s Dead Intern After Matt Lauer Fired

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Oh no he didn’t… OH YES HE DID… After Matt Lauer was fired today for “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,” pinching Katie Couric’s ass and whatnot, President Trump took to Twitter to sling some tomahawks at the MSM “opposition party” today. In addition to slamming Lauer, Trump suggested people “Check out Andy […]