Author Archives: Team Guillory

12 Oct
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As US House weighs $36.5 billion disaster relief, Trump slams Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against federal aid for Puerto Rico as the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to weigh $36.5 billion in emergency relief for the U.S. territory and other hurricane-hit areas as well ...

12 Oct
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We can’t have federal government keep subsidizing the states

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the removal of the tax deduction for state and local taxes remains an important part of the administration’s reform plan. “We can’t have the federal government continue to subsidize the states,” Mnuchin told CNBC’s ...

12 Oct
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Betcha $60,000 that Trump tax reform will work

A former economic adviser in the George W. Bush administration wants to place a bet with two liberal economists over the GOP tax plan. Larry Lindsey is challenging Paul Krugman and Larry Summers to put their money behind their recent ...

12 Oct
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Trump points to Congress on Puerto Rico assistance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said federal assistance cannot stay “forever” on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico following recent hurricanes, and that Congress must determine how much disaster funding to provide. In a series of ...

12 Oct
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Trump says open to bilateral Canada, Mexico pacts if NAFTA talks fail

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. Asked by a reporter if ...