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Trump’s Laughable Claim Tax Giveaway to 1% is ‘Not Good For Me, Believe Me’ is a Reprehensible Lie

September 27, 2017

This week Donald Trump suffered another legislative defeat as his latest attempt to kill ObamaCare was declared dead (again). So he traveled to Indiana on Wednesday to deliver a speech on his next project, tax reform. He promised to spell…

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Why Trump’s Million Jobs Claim is Pure, Unadulterated BS

June 2, 2017

Apparently, Trump uses ‘covfefe’ to calculate job growth he President is lying again. This time, it’s about jobs. His dishonesty has been a hallmark of a fledgling presidency that has fact-checkers working overtime and this latest claim is no different. His…

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GOP Rep Literally Praises Jesus to Avoid Talking About Supporting Corporate Tax Loopholes (Video)

May 25, 2017

Whelan Completely Dodges The Question When asked about her lack of support for an amendment concerning offshore tax haven loopholes, Rep. Abigail Whelan of the Minnesota House of Representatives had a curious response: It might be because it’s late and…

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REPORT: The Entire Trump Budget is Literally Based on a $2 Trillion Math Error

May 23, 2017

Proposed Tax Cut Plan Won’t ‘Pay For Itself’ The Donald Trump administration is relying on a controversial theory to pay for their proposed pro-corporate and pro-wealthy tax cut plan. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, “the plan will pay for itself with…

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Trump Budget Proposes $18 Billion in Cuts To AIDS Research, Pell Grants, Education (VIDEO)

March 31, 2017

Trump is in a hurry to wield the budget ax The Trump administration is hurrying to slash federal spending this year for programs it considers unnecessary, as opposed to waiting until 2018 as expected. he White House is proposing a…

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Robert Reich Schools Trump Surrogate on Jobs Numbers: Trump Gets No Credit For This (VIDEO)

March 11, 2017

Robert Reich Schools Trump’s Economic Adviser On Economics Robert Reich took a Trump surrogate to school over the current jobs report. And in the end, it seems clear that President Donald Trump deserves no credit for what Robert Reich says…

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REPORT: Trump’s Global Reputation Is Killing The US Tourism Industry—With One Shocking Exception

February 28, 2017

Tourism Takes A Hit Due To ‘Trump Slump’ Donald Trump has not been the best for US tourism, according to travel companies. In fact, he’s had a bigly negative impact on travel and tourism to the United States. Significant drops…

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Faux News Is Totally Down With Trump Taking Credit For Jobs Created During Obama’s Term (VIDEO)

February 3, 2017

Friday morning the jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was released for the month of January. It showed a healthy increase of 227,000 persons employed, which was significantly more than was projected. These numbers extend Obama’s job creation…

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THE SWAMP: Trump’s Cabinet Has More Wealth Than One Third Of All American Families COMBINED

December 15, 2016

If this is the president-elect’s idea of the ‘draining the swamp‘ then I think it is fair to say that all those who supported him have been well and truly duped. Not only is Trump’s cabinet littered with Wall Street insiders but…

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New Report Shows U.S. Economy On A HOT Streak That Only Hillary Can Maintain

October 28, 2016

Good News From The Economy…Just In Time For The Election The U.S. economy expanded at a solid 2.9 percent annual rate from July through September, making this quarter’s growth the best the U.S. has seen in two years. And it…

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