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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there are aspects of a national online sales tax that the president "likes a lot." (Associated Press)

Mnuchin: Trump open to national internet sales tax

- The Washington Times

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin signaled Tuesday that President Trump is open to an across-the-board internet sales tax -- an issue that has bedeviled lawmakers for years and one that's tied to a key case to be heard soon by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Gov. Scott wants more information on job placement stats

Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for the board of directors at two regional job centers to schedule emergency meetings to deal with allegations that the agencies inflated the number of job placements reported to state officials.

President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, enroute to Camp David, Md., for the congressional Republican leadership retreat. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Twitter explains why it won't ban Trump

- The Washington Times

Twitter explained why it won't be blocking world leaders anytime soon, despite a growing number of calls to ban President Trump from the social media platform for allegedly abusive and violent speech.

President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, and White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, second from left, walk toward Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, to travel with President Donald Trump to Camp David in Maryland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump's White House setting records for early departures

- Associated Press

Already setting turnover records, President Donald Trump's White House is bracing for even more staff departures and an increasing struggle to fill vacancies, shadowed by the unrelenting Russia probe, political squabbling and Trump's own low poll numbers.

Oklahoma panel slashes legislative pay

- Associated Press

Freshman state House member Meloyde Blancett planned to supplement her legislative salary by continuing her consulting work.