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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

House Appropriations Committee tackles family separation issue

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday flexed the power of the federal purse to tackle the ongoing issue of migrant children getting separated from their parents at the border, passing a series of provisions to prod more information from the Trump administration on the matter. Published July 11, 2018

Charles Rettig testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his nomination for Internal Revenue Service Commissioner, Thursday, June 28, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate is assessing President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS, Charles Rettig, a Beverly Hills tax lawyer who would face the colossal challenge of overseeing the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump choice for IRS chief aims for 'impartial' guidance on tax law workarounds

California tax lawyer Charles Rettig, President Trump's pick to be the next IRS commissioner, on Thursday pledged to run the agency in an independent, unbiased manner if confirmed -- including when it comes to how the agency plans to deal with a number of state workarounds to the new tax law. Published June 28, 2018