Government Finance

Trump to pitch tax plan; Treasury offers rosy estimate

Dec 11, 2017

The Trump administration is estimating the Republican tax bill will generate about $1.8 trillion in new tax revenue over 10 years from a boost to economic growth

The Latest: Trump to make final pitch for GOP tax plan

Dec 11, 2017

President Donald Trump is making his final pitch for the Republican tax plan in a speech to the American people

In tax push, Trump's team uses a dubious growth estimate

Dec 11, 2017

In tax push, Trump team uses growth estimate that independent analyses consider unrealistic

Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

Dec 11, 2017

The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could contravene some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact on international trade."

Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference

Dec 11, 2017

Fed is set to lift rates for 3rd time this year as Yellen gives final news conference as chair

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

Dec 11, 2017

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress

Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with Graham

Dec 10, 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

Dec 9, 2017

People familiar with deal to AP: Yankees make big catch, set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

'I'm not in charge': Illinois governor's words may haunt bid

Dec 9, 2017

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state

AP FACT CHECK: Blue high-tax states fund red low-tax states

Dec 9, 2017

Republican leaders have spent months promoting the myth that red low-tax states are subsidizing blue high-tax states because of the deduction for state and local taxes

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