Category Archives: Trump

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Trump’s budget

The answer to how Steve Mnuchin and Mick Mulvaney spent Thursday on Capitol Hill giving very opposed explanations of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is that there isn’t really much of a plan at all yet.–Politico   Budget In March … Continue reading

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Is there substance to tax reform?

Read my lips: no new taxes–George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention Tax policy is hard; details of proposed reforms are scarce. Players disagree on what reforms are needed. Many claims for benefits of tax reform are … Continue reading

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Trump in Saudi Arabia

But let’s be clear about what the speech really was: A sop, soaked in platitudes, to the Saudi agenda in the Middle East.–Ishaan Tharoor Trump’s performance in Saudi Arabia reflects a U-turn in U.S. Foreign policy. Does this reflect State Department … Continue reading

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Reed on Trump

… let’s not come to a predetermined conclusion that the president is somehow engaged in this (collusion with Russia) nefarious activity…”–Tom Reed With “predetermined,” Tom suggests that people are jumping to conclusions. That is hardly the case–we have Trump’s own … Continue reading

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Flynn and Trump

This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!–Donald Trump       Robert Mueller seems a responsible choice. However reportedly: Trump wanted a political person. Trump may nominate a political person to head the FBI. … Continue reading

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What would a fair NAFTA look like?

What would a fair NAFTA look like? I was all set to terminate, you know? And this wasn’t like…this wasn’t a game I was playing. I’m not playing…you know, I wasn’t playing chess or poker or anything else. This was, … Continue reading

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Sally Yates, an American Hero

Reportedly, then President Obama told President-elect Trump to avoid appointing Michael Flynn to an office. Trump did so anyway; it is not generally known why. Did Trump not pay attention? Did he forget? Did he not care? Was he being … Continue reading

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