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Republicans, Pelosi Agree to Resolution to Avoid Shutdown: Mnuchin

Republicans, Pelosi Agree to Resolution to Avoid Shutdown: Mnuchin

BY JACK PHILLIPS   Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the White House and top Democrats have agreed to a continuing resolution to keep the government funded at the end of this month, but he stressed that it will not be tied to a pandemic relief package after negotiations stalled. “We’re going to move forward with a clean CR […]

Pelosi Says SF Salon Visit Was a ‘Set-Up,’ Won’t Apologize

Pelosi Says SF Salon Visit Was a ‘Set-Up,’ Won’t Apologize

BY JACK PHILLIPS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she was “set up” after visiting a hair salon in San Francisco despite a ban on salons in the city. Video footage that was sent to Fox News showed Pelosi walking with wet hair and without a mask on. When she was asked about the incident in a press conference […]

Portland Mayor Publicly Defies Trump’s Offer for Federal Aid, Blames President for Fatal Shooting

Portland Mayor Publicly Defies Trump’s Offer for Federal Aid, Blames President for Fatal Shooting

BY JACK PHILLIPS Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler publicly refused federal aid from President Donald Trump to stop rioting in his city and alleged that the president is responsible for the shooting of a right-wing protester in Portland on Saturday night. “It’s you who have created the hate and division,” Wheeler said. “What America needs is for you […]

IRS To Mail 50,000 Withheld Stimulus Checks Next Month

IRS To Mail 50,000 Withheld Stimulus Checks Next Month

BY JACK PHILLIPS The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it will mail 50,000 wrongly withheld stimulus checks in September. In a statement this week, the agency said these are “catch-up” Economic Impact Payments and are not part of a new stimulus package or new federal program. Approximately 160 million stimulus payments and checks have been issued since April after […]

Trump: 2020 Election a Choice Between American Dream, Socialist Chaos

Trump: 2020 Election a Choice Between American Dream, Socialist Chaos

BY JACK PHILLIPS President Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention (RNC) suggested the Democrats pose an existential threat to the United States, casting the November election as a binary choice between order and chaos. “At no time before have voters faced a clearer choice between two parties, two visions, two philosophies, or two agendas,” the president remarked […]

What We Know About the ‘Election Day’ Asteroid Heading Near Earth

What We Know About the ‘Election Day’ Asteroid Heading Near Earth

BY JACK PHILLIPS The object has a .04 percent chance of hitting Earth, would disintegrate if it reaches atmosphere NASA on Saturday said that a small asteroid is headed toward Earth one day before Election Day in November, although the object has around a 0.40 percent chance of actually hitting the planet. If the object entered Earth’s atmosphere, it […]

Trump Announces Emergency Authorization of Convalescent Plasma for CCP Virus

Trump Announces Emergency Authorization of Convalescent Plasma for CCP Virus

BY JACK PHILLIPS President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 23 the emergency authorization of convalescent plasma to treat the CCP virus. “I’m pleased to make a truly historic announcement … that will save thousands of lives,” Trump said, describing it as a “breakthrough in a fight” against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. Trump announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made […]

White House Seeks to Cut Capital-Gains Tax Rate via Congress: Kudlow

White House Seeks to Cut Capital-Gains Tax Rate via Congress: Kudlow

BY JACK PHILLIPS National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow says he “wouldn’t mind” seeing a return to a 15 percent capital-gains tax rate, while noting that President Donald Trump wouldn’t seek such a cut through an executive order. “We are looking at middle-class income tax cuts and capital gains tax cuts to spur investment and jobs and liquidity,” Kudlow told […]

POLITICS | Joe Biden Selects Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate, Says It’s a ‘Great Honor’

POLITICS | Joe Biden Selects Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate, Says It’s a ‘Great Honor’

BY JACK PHILLIPS Trump campaign responds, says Harris ‘gleefully embraced the left’s radical manifesto’ Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced he is selecting Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his vice presidential pick. “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked [Harris]—a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants—as […]

Trump Says Administration Will Issue Executive Order on Unemployment, Evictions

Trump Says Administration Will Issue Executive Order on Unemployment, Evictions

BY JACK PHILLIPS As Republicans and Democrats in Congress debate over the provisions of the next COVID-19 relief bill, President Donald Trump said that his administration is drafting an executive order to extend certain safeguards. “Upon departing the Oval Office for Ohio, I’ve notified my staff to continue working on an Executive Order with respect to Payroll Tax Cut, Eviction […]