GOP

  • House passes GOP tax reform bill

    WASHINGTON – (AP) — Republicans rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House on Thursday, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they and their voters expected much more. The near party-line...
  • Steven Mnuchin’s wife strikes a pose with a sheet of money

    Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, looks thrilled that her husband’s signature made it onto the dollar bill. Linton and Mnuchin posed with sheets of new $1 bills on Wednesday at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. The notes are the first to...
  • Last-minute changes to GOP tax plans will it pass?

      President Trump just added complications to the Republican tax-reform debate. Monday the President called for a major change in the tax plans. Trump recently tweeted while he was in Asia, Saying he is “proud” of lawmakers for getting “close” to approving a tax bill but added that he...
  • Churches, non-profits could profit politically under House tax bill

    Not only would houses of worship be able to more actively promote political candidates, but so would non-profit groups under a section inserted into the House tax bill an hour before it was due for a key vote. The last-minute change affecting the so-called Johnson amendment was tucked into...
  • Alabama Senator Roy Moore’s Days Are Numbered! GOP Rushes To Sever Ties….

    Republicans are rushing to cut ties with Senate candidate Roy Moore (R-Ala.) as fears mount that the disturbing allegations against him will tarnish the party’s brand and imperil other GOP candidates running for office. Moore has denied the bombshell allegations laid out in a Washington Post story, in which...
  • MSNBC host says the ‘far right has hijacked’ Christianity, worships Trump and ‘assault weapons’

    MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday declared that the “far right has hijacked the concept of Christianity, as if it only includes people who shun LGBT people, want to ban birth control” and who “follow prosperity preachers like Joel Osteen, fetishize assault weapons and worship Donald Trump …” The...
  • Chelsea Handler Blames Republicans for Texas Massacre

    Dem and GOP Politicians React to Texas Church Shooting Chelsea Handler tweeted that Republicans are responsible for the mass shooting at a Texas church Sunday morning. “Innocent people go to church on Sunday to honor their God, and while doing so, get shot in killed. What country? America. Why?...
  • Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith says he won’t seek re-election

      WASHINGTON – Rep. Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, says he won’t be seeking re-election after 16 terms in office. Smith, a Texas Republican, says in a statement Thursday “this seems like a good time to pass on the privilege of representing the...
  • Whoopi Battles McCain, Denies Hollywood Blacklists Conservatives

    Whoopi Battles McCain, Denies Hollywood Blacklists Conservatives Wednesday on The View, the hosts praised “brave” rapper Eminem for his crass cuss-out of President Trump, and his followers, during last night’s BET Awards. Telling his fans who supported Trump, bluntly, “F**k you,” he proceeded to call the president a “b***ch,”...