Efforts by congressional Republicans to pass major tax reform legislation are about to get some extra support on the Internet.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said he does not “give a s**t” whether he gets reelected after he was asked about how attacks from his political opponents were affecting his decisions in Congress.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touted the Trump administration’s goal of tax reform as being so simple and fair that it can fit on a postcard, at an event in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
The federal government collected approximately $2.5 trillion in taxes in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2017, but the federal government still ran a $523 billion deficit during that time, according to the latest monthly Treasury Department statement.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) announced Tuesday that he is delaying the traditional August recess by two weeks as his party faces a list of agenda items to accomplish.