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GOP senators request criminal investigation of Trump dossier author

(The Hill)  Two Republican senators are asking the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation into Christopher Steele, the author of a controversial opposition research dossier on President Trump. Sens. Chuck Grassley (Iowa) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray asking that they investigate if the former British intelligence agent […]

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Here’s how the GOP wants to overhaul the tax system – CNBC

(CNBC)  House Republicans unveiled their plan to overhaul the tax code on Thursday in what could be the biggest rewriting of the system in decades. For President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pledged to slash taxes, passing the Tax Cut and Jobs Act would give him his first major legislative win of his administration. As […]

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Why the GOP Congress will be the most unproductive in 164 years – The Week

(The Week) Just six months ago, it looked like the Republican Party was about to go on a legislative blitzkrieg, shredding law after law passed by the Obama administration. ObamaCare would be vaporized and replaced with a nickel rattling inside an empty Mountain Dew can. Dodd-Frank was sure to be tossed aside for a transparent […]