Trump plans major tax cut for the rich but Americans want the exact opposite

President Trump’s plans to give a massive tax break to the rich but a polling shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans favor raising taxes on the wealthy. The disconnect could complicate Republican efforts to pass tax legislation this year.

“As progressives strategize for the tax fight coming this fall, they open the debate with a clear advantage: public opinion is on their side,” researchers from the Mellman Group, the Global Strategy Group, Hart Research ...

Paul Ryan statement on Charlottesville completely misrepresents grieving mom

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said in a statement Monday that he was “struck by the tone Heather Heyer’s parents took at her memorial service,” saying their call for “healing and forgiveness” was a powerful example.

“Here they are suddenly grieving and saying goodbye to their daughter, taken by an act of domestic terrorism,” Ryan said in a statement posted on Facebook Monday, more than a week after Heyer’s death and five days after her memorial service. “And instead of turning to a...

Mitt Romney criticizes Trump for Charlottesville comments, but his words ring hollow

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Friday condemned President Trump’s response to the clashes in Charlottesville, publishing a lengthy Facebook post in which he said the president should apologize. Just how sincere he was in his rebuke is questionable.

“Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated caused racists to rejoice, minorities to weep, and the vast heart of America to mourn,” Romney wrote. After lamenting their lasting effect on minority childr...

Congressional Hispanic Caucus demands Secretary Price prioritize Obamacare Latino outreach

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price Thursday, demanding he meet with members about Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment. Members were prompted by recent reports that no one from the Trump administration had reached out to key members of the Latino ACA outreach coalition to begin preparing for the open enrollment session, which begins November 1.

Members of the coalition, like the League of United L...