Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill traded barbs over net neutrality on Twitter Sunday after Mr. Hamill accused FCC Chairman Ajit Pai of being a corporate shill.
The Senate’s top tax-writer says a small business provision that could benefit Sen. Bob Corker and other real estate investors was not “air-dropped” into the GOP’s final tax plan, that it mirrors language in the House tax plan, and that it was not included at the behest of Mr. Corker.
Ivanka Trump said Monday that the Democratic leadership is holding members back from supporting tax reform.
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday that President Trump will actually win more seats in the 2018 midterm if he communicates with the American people on his economic agenda.
President Trump will announce Monday his new National Security Strategy, putting his own stamp on a defense plan that reverses an Obama administration policy by eliminating climate change from a list of threats to national security.
Sen. Joe Manchin called his fellow Democrats “hypocritical” for pushing out Sen. Al Franken following sexual harassment claims, according to a Politico interview published on Monday.
President Trump said Monday that he predicts Republicans will do well in the 2018 midterms.
A NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll Sunday showed a major lead for Democrats in a congressional ballot test.
With Republicans set to achieve a decades-long policy goal of opening a section of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, environmentalists over the weekend launched a last-ditch effort to halt the initiative, though their efforts almost surely will be in vain.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Sunday that he had “no doubt” the tax reform bill would arrive on President Trump’s desk by Christmas.
Sen.-elect Doug Jones insisted Sunday that he will break with Democrats and vote with Senate Republicans whenever he thinks it’s in the best interest of the people of Alabama.
The influential advertising-trade association 4A’s released earlier this year a survey that found that 58 percent of Americans frown when established commercial brands “get political” and take sides on complicated issues.
President Trump said Sunday that Sen. John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, would return to vote for tax reform this week if needed to pass the bill, though the senator’s office later forecasted a January return to Washington.
Obamacare’s sign-up deadline came and went this weekend with nary a peep from President Trump, who instead championed a GOP tax bill that repeals a key piece of the 2010 law, leaving it to Democrats and former Obama officials to cheer the embattled program across the finish line.
Sen. Bernard Sanders said Sunday that corporate taxes would “absolutely” go back up if Democrats retake the Senate in 2018.