All News Articles for 2017-12-22

Friday, December 22, 2017
Analysis by Congress's Official Scorekeeper Shows Final GOP Tax Bill Comes Nowhere Close to 'Paying for Itself'
But the GOP didn't wait for an official score to ram their bill through Congress
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'Horrifying Step Backwards' as Sessions Retracts Guidance Designed to End Abuse of Poor by Courts
Attorney General abandons directive to protect the poor from needless fines
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Forget Consumer Protection. Under Trump-Appointed Mulvaney, CFPB Is About Deregulation
Agency's new mission statement makes "regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary, or unduly burdensome regulations" the top priority
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Watch as Trumpian "Fake News" Claim Backfires Spectacularly on US Ambassador to Netherlands
Already subject to criticism from the Dutch for his right-wing views, ambassador attracts ridicule for lying to reporter in live interview
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'Corporations Are Literally Going Wild,' Says Trump as He Signs Tax Bill Most Americans Hate
President's remark came just moments after he touted the GOP plan as "a bill for the middle class"
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Protesters demonstrate against GOP tax plan Right-wing Groups Plan to Spend Millions to Convince Americans GOP Tax Scam Is Actually Good for Them
While Trump says tax plan is "selling itself," GOP donor groups launch major advertising campaign amid growing opposition
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"The Constitution's emoluments clauses are core protections against destabilizing foreign and domestic corruption," said CREW executive director Noah Bookbinder.  (Photo: igorvolsky/Twitter) 'Holiday Gift to Trump': Federal Judge Dismisses Emoluments Suit Against President
Ruling doesn't say Trump isn't violating the emoluments clause but that the plaintiffs lack standing
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'Beyond the Pale': Outcry as Trump Administration Considers Separating Immigrant Families at Border
"Cruelty as official government policy."
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Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority 'Disqualified': Citing Bias and Violation of International Law, Abbas Says Palestinians Will Not Accept Any US Peace Plan
After more than 100 U.N. member states rebuke Trump's decision on Jerusalem, leader of Palestinian Authority says U.S. "no longer an honest mediator in the peace process."
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'Pathetic': Democratic Leaders Called Out for Betraying Vow to Fight for Dreamers
"Congress shouldn't leave town to celebrate the holidays with our families while 800,000 Dreamers fear being ripped apart from their families."
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