Tax trigger could snatch defeat from the jaws of conservative tax reform victory

Put another way: It is the resulting measure of two meaningful metrics, both of which (conservatives typically argue) should be low. Congressional Republicans have spent the past eight years fighting the expansion of the state by taking aim at the driver of government growth: spending. Now, on the … Source: Tax trigger could …

DHS Official: There Were No Russian Hacking Attacks During 2016 Election

Russian hackers never attacked a single US state voting system during the 2016 presidential election, Department of Homeland Security National Programs Security Chief Christopher Krebs told the US House of Representatives. “The majority of the activity was simple scanning. Scanning happens all … Source: DHS Official: There Were No Russian Hacking Attacks During …

House conservatives won't back spending bill with ObamaCare payments

House conservatives said they won’t support a short-term spending bill to fund the government if it contains provisions to “bail out” insurance companies. A deal between moderate GOP Sen. Susan Collins · Susan Margaret CollinsGOP in furious push for tax-reform votes Rand Paul to vote for Senate … Source: House conservatives won’t back …