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Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault

Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault

"Salazar has had substantial assets held in trust for her." The post Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault appeared first on Hot Air.
Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

President Donald Trump hasn’t delivered on his promises to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure. So to remind him, companies that make equipment for construction and other industries are going
Feds: Medicare trust fund to run out of cash in 2026, three years sooner than expected

Feds: Medicare trust fund to run out of cash in 2026, three years sooner than expected

Soon. The post Feds: Medicare trust fund to run out of cash in 2026, three years sooner than expected appeared first on Hot Air.
Senator Eyes Canada Oil Tax After Alaska Drilling Clash

Senator Eyes Canada Oil Tax After Alaska Drilling Clash

The Republican lawmaker has a plan to punish the North American neighbor with what amounts to a new tax on hundreds of millions of barrels of Canadian oil imported annually into the U.S.
Pentagon Watchdog Faults World Bank’s $10 Billion Afghan Effort

Pentagon Watchdog Faults World Bank’s $10 Billion Afghan Effort

A Pentagon watchdog faulted the World Bank and Afghanistan’s government for failing to shield billions of dollars in aid from potential waste or misuse, saying that long-identified weaknesses remain
Chao Says All Options on Table to Fund Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Chao Says All Options on Table to Fund Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump’s administration will consider "all revenue sources" to finance his plan to upgrade U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said
A Higher Gas Tax Won’t Fix America’s Highways

A Higher Gas Tax Won’t Fix America’s Highways

With greater fuel efficiency and electric cars, another source of revenue is needed.
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

The leader of the House infrastructure panel said Wednesday it will be difficult to enact President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works this year, and lawmakers may have to take it up in
Trump’s Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

Trump’s Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

The first gas-tax increase in 25 years appears to be going nowhere fast on Capitol Hill.
Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

President Donald Trump surprised a group of lawmakers Wednesday by saying he would support a 25-cent-per-gallon increase in federal gasoline and diesel taxes to help pay for upgrading American roads,
Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works is drawing sharp opposition from Democrats who are key to getting it enacted, putting the administration on the defensive as it seeks to
Democrats Lose Immigration Clout But May Gain an Election Issue

Democrats Lose Immigration Clout But May Gain an Election Issue

Congressional Democrats who provided needed votes to reopen the government after Friday’s brief shutdown now head into a fight over the intractable issue of immigration with their clout to help young
Trump May Struggle on $1 Trillion Pledge to Fix Crumbling U.S. Infrastructure

Trump May Struggle on $1 Trillion Pledge to Fix Crumbling U.S. Infrastructure

Donald Trump ran for president on the promise of $1 trillion fix for crumbling U.S. roads, bridges and airports, but the plan he’s rolling out Monday commits the federal government to spending just a
Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

The Republican lawmaker central to passing an infrastructure bill said the key may be getting his GOP colleagues to set aside years of opposition and embrace raising the tax on gasoline.
Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan Doesn't Say Who Pays

Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan Doesn't Say Who Pays

President Donald Trump wants $1.5 trillion for infrastructure. All he needs is a way to pay for it.
Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in ‘American Moment’

Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in ‘American Moment’

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and
Trump Not Planning New Offer for ‘Dreamers’ in State of Union, Official Says

Trump Not Planning New Offer for ‘Dreamers’ in State of Union, Official Says

President Donald Trump won’t announce in his State of the Union address Tuesday that he’s extending protections against deportation for young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, a key policy
Koch Network Warns Trump Against ‘Arbitrary’ Immigration Cuts

Koch Network Warns Trump Against ‘Arbitrary’ Immigration Cuts

The Koch political network on Saturday called on President Donald Trump and members of Congress to avoid any "arbitrary" reductions in immigration as part of negotiations over the future of
Rift Opens Between Trump and Top Donors Over Trade, Immigration

Rift Opens Between Trump and Top Donors Over Trade, Immigration

President Donald Trump’s restrictive views on trade, which play to his political base and are likely to be debated in this year’s congressional elections, are creating a rift with some of the
Trump Sets High Price for Democrats on Immigration Deal

Trump Sets High Price for Democrats on Immigration Deal

President Donald Trump offered Democrats a concession on immigration but at a price that so far they’ve been unwilling to accept.