Washington

April 27, 2017
President Trump’s tax plan “is all about creating jobs and growing the economy,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.
April 26, 2017
The White House on Wednesday unveiled President Donald Trump’s tax cut plan, which includes repeal of the death tax and the alternative minimum tax and the reduction of the seven tax brackets down to only three.
April 26, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday at the Interior Department to review designations of national monuments under the Antiquities Act of 1906, saying the order puts an end to the “egregious abuse of federal power” and gives the power “back to the states and to the people, where it belongs.”
April 26, 2017
Will Republicans and Democrats agree on a spending bill by the April 28 deadline to keep the federal government funded through the rest of the fiscal year? “I hope so,” White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told  CNN’s Jake Tapper Tuesday night.
April 28, 2017
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, says he was on the phone until almost 11 o’clock Thursday night, but Republicans are still “a few” votes short of passing a health insurance bill.
April 28, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday chaired a U.N. Security Council briefing on North Korea, calling on U.N. member states “to fully implement commitments that they made regarding North Korea” in two UN Security Council resolutions and to “suspend or downgrade diplomatic relations with North Korea.”