NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

Sep 27, 2020
IRS figures indicate that the average tax filer paid roughly $12,200 in 2017, about 16 times more than what the president paid.
Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years, The New York Times reported Sunday.
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Republicans have rolled out a COVID-19 relief bill. Here's what it includes.

One major difference from the Democrats' bill is a sharp decrease in the amount of money for pandemic unemployment assistance.
Despite having a bill, Senate Republicans themselves remain divided on issues of spending and policy.
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U.S. awaits deal on next round of COVID-19 response

Mar 13, 2020
The next step in relief efforts is set to include a variety of provisions making it easier for people to stay home when they are sick.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a bill to respond to the spread of the coronavirus.
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President Trump to host "Social Media Summit" at the White House

Jul 11, 2019
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google are reportedly not invited to the event.
Conservative political activist James O'Keefe speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 1, 2019. O'Keefe is one of the many guests invited to President Trump's "social media summit."
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The president’s budget is not a done deal

Mar 11, 2019
The Trump administration is expected to release the broad outline of its 2020 budget proposal Monday.
The House Budget Committee displays copies of US President Donald Trump's FY2020 budget in the Cannon House Office Building on March 11, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Who’s in charge of U.S. cybersecurity if there’s no "czar"?

Jul 31, 2018
The Trump administration has "a plan for a plan" in place. What does that mean for the safety of our data?
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Mr. Conte goes to Washington

Jul 30, 2018
Today President Donald Trump will welcome Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to the White House. When Conte and Trump met earlier this year at the G7 and NATO summits, they found common ground on Russia and on anti-immigration policy. But they see things differently when it comes to trade and military spending — two issues […]
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (L) shakes hands with the President of the United States Donald Trump on the first day of the G7 Summit, on 8 June, 2018 in La Malbaie, Canada.
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The White House hosts an artificial intelligence summit

May 9, 2018
An “Artificial Intelligence for American Industry” summit is being hosted at the White House today. Executives from Amazon, Facebook, Ford and IBM will be there. One big topic on the agenda? Government regulation. Turns out the federal government hasn’t written any regulations just for artificial intelligence.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

What you need to know about Larry Kudlow

Mar 14, 2018
The CNBC senior contributor is Trump's new top economic adviser.
White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow calls on reporters during a briefing about the upcoming G7 meetings in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House June 6, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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The turf war over taxes

Feb 20, 2018
New polling shows that public sentiment is growing more favorable toward the recent tax law. Maybe chalk that up to the little extra money many people are seeing in their paychecks as a result of new tax brackets. But in Washington, D.C., there’s still a fight going on about the new tax code — specifically, […]