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Spending bill language omits border wall funding, sanctuary cities crackdown

Republican and Democratic lawmakers forged a $1.07 trillion spending package that would fund the government through the end of September, but does not include some of President Trump’s cornerstone promises including funding for a border wall or funding cuts to sanctuary cities. The proposed legislation has no funding for Trump’s oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico

Sanctuary cities won’t find refuge in law

Gregg Jarrett, The Trump administration sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions to deliver a blunt message Monday to so-called “sanctuary” cities: Continue to defy federal immigration policy and you’ll take a big hit in the wallet. Sessions’ announcement that the White House is serious about cutting off funds from cities that protect illegal immigrants from federal

The critical task of staying true to Trump in the president’s first budget

Newt Gingrich, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney faces a unique challenge. He must build a federal budget that accounts for President Donald Trump’s focus on frugality, deregulation and his extraordinary bargaining ability – a challenge to the traditional budget scoring process.  The traditional process anticipates and accounts for red tape and typical

MSNBC’s “Tax Records” Non-Story: Trump Made $150MM, Paid 25% Tax Rate

Tyler Durden, While Rachel Maddow drones on and on with the coherence of Janet Yellen, losing thousands of viewers by the minute, the MSNBC anchor was promptly scooped by the Daily Beast which reported that its contributor David Cay Johnston had obtained the first two pages of Trump’s 2005 federal income tax return, allegedly receiving

Studies detail how much funding sanctuary cities stand to lose

States with cities that hold onto their “sanctuary” status for illegal immigrants potentially stand to lose tens of millions of dollars in federal funds, according to a new study published Tuesday. The report details how much could be on the line, in the wake of President Trump’s executive order that threatened to yank federal dollars