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Year One List: 81 major Trump achievements, 11 Obama legacy items repealed

(Worthy News) – With the passage of the GOP tax bill this week, the Trump administration has scored 81 major achievements in its first year, making good on campaign promises to provide significant tax cuts, boost U.S. energy production, and restore respect to the United States, according to the White House. And along the way,…

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Senate narrowly passes GOP tax cuts, sends back to House for one last vote

(Worthy News) – Senate Republicans passed a major overhaul of the tax code early Wednesday morning, bouncing the bill back to the House for one last vote Wednesday morning before it is sent to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The bill passed 51 to 48, along party lines, with Vice President Mike Pence presiding.…

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Mike Pence delays Middle East trip until after Senate tax reform vote

(Worthy News) – Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his trip to Egypt and Israel until after the Senate votes on the GOP’s tax reform bill, according to a statement released by his team Monday. “The largest tax cut in American history is a landmark accomplishment for President Trump and a relief to millions of…

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House GOP pushing $81B disaster relief for hurricanes, fires

(Worthy News) – House Republicans plan to unveil an $81 billion disaster aid package to help hurricane-ravaged communities and states hit by wildfires, almost double the amount requested by President Donald Trump last month. The emergency aid would provide $26 billion for community development block grants, which would help Florida, Texas and the Caribbean rebuild…

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McCain Returning Home to Arizona, Will Likely Miss Tax Vote

(Worthy News) – Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized for the side effects of his brain cancer treatment and likely will miss a crucial vote on the GOP tax package, President Donald Trump said Sunday. Trump told reporters he had spoken to McCain’s wife, Cindy after her husband had…

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Democrat Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race upset

(Worthy News) – In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century…

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House, Senate conferees to meet publicly Wednesday on tax legislation

(Worthy News) – The House-Senate conference committee working to finalize a tax bill will meet publicly Wednesday to work on the final version of the legislation, chairman Kevin Brady of Texas announced Friday, and GOP members are also expected to work through the weekend to reach an agreement. “The House and the Senate are working…

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