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Trump Wants EVs Tax Credit Gone. GM, Tesla Want It Expanded.

Trump Wants EVs Tax Credit Gone. GM, Tesla Want It Expanded.

President wants Tesla-style tax credits gone, gone, gone. Trump can jawbone Congress, but it's the legislature that settles on and passes the budget. EV buyers, don't panic yet. The post Trump Wants

Trump asks for $9.6 billion to bolster cybersecurity in 2020 budget

President Donald Trump has revealed his proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which "supports the creation" of Space Force (USSF) as the sixth branch of the armed forces. The White House also

Modern Monetary Theory: Everyone's Talking About MMT, But What Is It, And Will It Work?

Heard of Modern Monetary Theory? If not, you soon will. Some in the Democratic Party say it can help justify massive increases in government spending. The post Modern Monetary Theory: Everyone's
Trump’s Border Wall Could Trigger a Government Shutdown

Trump’s Border Wall Could Trigger a Government Shutdown

Following threats from President Trump.
SPEER: Debate needed on Ottawa’s spending plans

SPEER: Debate needed on Ottawa’s spending plans

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will soon provide Canadians with a fiscal update on the state of Ottawa’s budget. It comes at a key moment for the government. The next election is less than 12 months
GOLDSTEIN: Fact-checking Trudeau’s math

GOLDSTEIN: Fact-checking Trudeau’s math

Largely overlooked in the controversy over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax released Tuesday, was Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux’s economic and fiscal outlook for the federal
The US government is wasting millions guarding Confederate graves

The US government is wasting millions guarding Confederate graves

Shortly after last August’s violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the toppling of a statue of rebel soldier at Ohio’s Camp Chase Confederate…

President Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees, cites budget constraints

President Donald Trump informed both houses of Congress on Thursday that most civilian federal employees would not be receiving pay raises this year. What did…
Trump on tariffs: We need them to reduce the national debt

Trump on tariffs: We need them to reduce the national debt

HUH?!? The post Trump on tariffs: We need them to reduce the national debt appeared first on Hot Air.
As NYC Public Housing Tenants Suffer, a Glimmer of Hope Emerges

As NYC Public Housing Tenants Suffer, a Glimmer of Hope Emerges

Lolita Miller had it all: mold, vermin, crime, stalled elevators, uncollected trash and winter days without heat or hot water.
AMLO Won. What Comes Next for Mexico?

AMLO Won. What Comes Next for Mexico?

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s next president, has promised to transform the nation. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged during his campaign to root out corruption, reduce violence, stop energy deals
Trudeau Plays Longer Game Against ‘Ruthless’ U.S. Bottom Line

Trudeau Plays Longer Game Against ‘Ruthless’ U.S. Bottom Line

Justin Trudeau wants to build a Canadian economy that will thrive a decade or more from now -- if that means losing a short-term edge to Donald Trump, so be it.
Germany Says It Won’t Meet Trump's Demand on Defense Spending for Years

Germany Says It Won’t Meet Trump's Demand on Defense Spending for Years

German defense spending will fall far short of levels demanded by President Donald Trump for years to come, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s defense minister said.
Pelosi Plans to Revisit Trump Tax Cuts If She Becomes Speaker

Pelosi Plans to Revisit Trump Tax Cuts If She Becomes Speaker

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that if Democrats take control of the House in November and she’s elected as their leader, she’ll seek to revise the GOP’s tax cut bill.
Australian Government Dumps Planned Tax Hike From May Budget

Australian Government Dumps Planned Tax Hike From May Budget

Malcolm Turnbull’s government is dumping a planned tax hike, giving a clear signal it will use next month’s budget to offer relief to Australians ahead of an election due next year.

Oracle Chief Tells Trump Pentagon Cloud Plan Makes 'No Sense'

Oracle Chief Executive Safra Catz said Monday she discussed the U.S. Defense Department's cloud-computing contract with President Trump, and told him the Pentagon's plan to find only one provider

Paul Ryan Was a Failure, Even on His Own Terms

John Cassidy on Paul Ryan, who will retire from the House of Representatives at this end of his current term. Ryan bills himself as a fiscal conservative, but his math has never added up.

5 Reasons Paul Ryan Retirement News Should Worry Stock Market Investors

House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he won't seek reelection, a worrying development for stock market investors. The post 5 Reasons Paul Ryan Retirement News Should Worry Stock Market
U.S. Deficit to Surpass $1 Trillion Two Years Ahead of Estimates

U.S. Deficit to Surpass $1 Trillion Two Years Ahead of Estimates

The U.S. budget deficit will surpass $1 trillion by 2020, two years sooner than previously estimated, as tax cuts and spending increases signed by President Donald Trump do little to boost long-term