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June 8th, 2018
Larry Kudlow White House Press Conf
By: Fred Lucas – dailysignal.com – June 6, 2018 Both Mexico and the European Union on Wednesday announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products as President Donald Trump prepares for potentially confrontational talks with allies at the Group of Seven summit. The G-7 gathering will take place Friday and Saturday in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada. Trump has pushed 25 percent tariffs on...
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June 8th, 2018
Mexico and the European Union have retaliated against the U.S. for the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs. Source: 4 Key Points in Tariffs Debate as Trump Heads to G-7 Summit
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June 8th, 2018
MFN Tariffs Chart
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross recently said that trade negotiations will continue even if newly imposed U.S. tariffs are in place. Then he added, “God knows, there are plenty of tariffs the EU has on us.” President Trump echoed that complaint in a recent tweet: “If we charge a country ZERO to sell their...
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June 8th, 2018
Banquet
  By: Hank Berrien – dailywire.com – June 6, 2018 A tale of two Midwestern states: In 2014, Minnesota started implementing minimum wage increases, while Wisconsin did not. Minnesota instituted phased-in hourly increases on August 1 of each year through 2016, and indexed them to inflation based on economic conditions beginning January 2017. At the beginning of 2018, Minnesota’s minimum...
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May 25th, 2018
Welcome to California - gettyimages
By: Emily Zanotti – dailywire.com – May 22, 2018 California lawmakers are poised to make the state the first in the nation to expand Medicaid benefits to adult “undocumented” immigrants, at a cost of more than $3 billion per year to California taxpayers. According to Politico, the proposal would greatly expand an existing program that grants Medicaid benefits to the...
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May 23rd, 2018
US Debt Clock
By: Pat O’Toole – financialissues.org – May 21, 2018 PHILADELPHIA—President Donald Trump and his pro-growth policies have transformed the American economy, but there is more to talk about than growth, such as the national debt. Nationally syndicated host and biblical investing authority Dan Celia is calling on the president to address national debt and, in fact, is surveying other Americans about whether...
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May 23rd, 2018
Sports Betting Board
By Dr. Jim Denison – denisonforum.org – May 16, 2018 This week, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling. The landmark decision gives states the right to legalize betting on sports. New Jersey plans to be the first state to offer legal wagering on the results of a game. Delaware, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, and...
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May 21st, 2018
gov Abbott
By: Brandon Formby and Patrick Svitek – texastribune.org -January 16, 2018 Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday (January 16) unveiled a plan to “rein in skyrocketing property taxes” in Texas, looking to lay down a marker in a debate that dominated the legislative sessions last year and promises to remain front and center through the 2018 primaries and his re-election campaign....
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May 11th, 2018
Building US-Mexico-Border-Wall
By: Daniel Marulanda & James Agresti – stream.org – May 8, 2018 The border between the United States and Mexico stretches for 1,960 miles, parting two major regions of the world with vastly different governments, standards of living, and levels of crime. Consequently, many millions of people have risked their lives to illegally cross the border into the United States....
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May 10th, 2018
Trump signs reversal of JOCPA - Iran
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – May 9, 2018 Trump can exit because Obama never built U.S. support for the pact. President Trump on Tuesday withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, rightly calling it “defective at its core.” Yet he also offered Iran a chance to negotiate a better deal if it truly doesn’t want a nuclear...
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