President Trump (page 4)

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    John Hood: Federal Tax Reform Merits Two Cheers

    Syndicated columnist John Hood analyzes the federal tax cut/reform package. Will the legislation raise the federal tax burden on most Americans in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy? With regard to the final deal, the Left’s standard allegation is valid only for some non-wealthy Americans, only…
    Donna Martinez, December 20, 2017
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    What Do North Carolina Voters Think About the Russian Probe?

    Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses an Elon Poll of N.C. voters on the Russian collusion investigation. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch.
    Donna Martinez, November 27, 2017
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    Polls: Trump Approval Sliding in North Carolina

    Carolina Journal reports: The Elon Poll reports 58 percent of respondents disapprove of Trump’s performance; 34 percent approve. Democrats overwhelmingly disapprove of the president’s performance, with 92 percent disapproving and only 5 percent in support. Republicans approve by a margin of 75-13 percent. Only 34 percent of Independents approve while…
    Donna Martinez, October 5, 2017
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    Who Benefits From The Federal Tax Reform Proposal?

    JLF’s Joe Coletti offers a primer on key components of proposed federal tax relief for middle-class families and businesses. He explains why the plan would make taxes simpler for most and offers suggestions for improvement. First, it reduces the number of tax brackets from seven ranging between 10 percent and 39.6 percent, to three brackets…
    Donna Martinez, September 29, 2017
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    Will President Trump Use Executive Orders to Infuse Competition Into Health Care?

    The latest congressional effort to replace Obamacare with a market-oriented option has failed. So what will President Trump do next? Could he use executive orders? On NC Capital Tonight, Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, weighed in on that option. Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, September 28, 2017
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    Culture War: Rick Henderson Looks at President Trump’s Battle With the NFL

    Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses President Trump’s dispute with the National Football League involving players who refuse to stand in honor of the national anthem. Henderson offered these comments during the Sept. 25, 2017, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, September 26, 2017
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    The Politics of Federal Funding For Harvey Relief

    Is President Trump making things more difficult when it comes to working with Congress? Mitch Kokai discusses the debate over federal funding for people hurt by Hurricane Harvey. He joined Wednesday’s panel for Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” WATCH here.
    Donna Martinez, September 7, 2017
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    Cordato: President Trump Goes After Consumers With Amazon Tweet

    JLF’s Roy Cordato takes on this presidential tweet: “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt – many jobs being lost!” – President Donald Trump What’s wrong with that? A lot, writes Cordato. The power to satisfy…
    Donna Martinez, August 25, 2017