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Companies are raking it in from the Trump tax law - and it's a big win for both Democrats and Republicans

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Democrats and Republicans have been arguing about how large companies will spend gains from the GOP tax law's huge corporate tax cut.
In the first quarter, spending by S&P 500 companies supported both parties' arguments.
Share buybacks hit the highest level in a single quarter, supporting the Democratic argument that the money will go to shareholders and not workers.
Capital expenditures also surged to the highest level for any first quarter on record, supporting the GOP's argument that the law will boost economic growth.
The biggest companies in the US made a killing in the first quarter...
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Trump Says He'll Give To Charity For Royal Wedding, But We'll See

Trump Says He'll Give To Charity For Royal Wedding, But We'll See

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The president has a history of claiming to donate to charities without providing proof.
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This Is How Many People Actually Read Trump's Tweets

This Is How Many People Actually Read Trump's Tweets

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If you think you're seeing President Donald Trump's tweets everywhere, you're not alone.
More than three-quarters of Americans are seeing, reading or hearing about Trump's tweets, according to a new Gallup poll. That figure is especially interesting considering only about 8% of Americans said they actually follow Trump on Twitter , and even fewer, 4%, said they follow Trump and read all or most of his tweets. Out of those polled, 26% said they use Twitter.
Nearly 70% of people said they learn about Trump's tweets indirectly from a secondary source. This can include someone forwarding them...
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President Trump donates first-quarter salary to VA

President Trump donates first-quarter salary to VA

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President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Nikki Haley Riffs on Trump, NYC Mayor at Charity Dinner

Nikki Haley Riffs on Trump, NYC Mayor at Charity Dinner

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Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister as its global...

Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister as its global comms chief

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Trump and Saudi Arabia could basically brush off the Khashoggi crisis - and...

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Donald Trump's Boast About Ted Cruz Rally Comes Back To Haunt Him. Again

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Trump: Rep Who Body-Slammed Reporter Is 'My Guy'

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Trump Says He Now Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Threatens 'Consequences'

Trump Says He Now Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Threatens 'Consequences'

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Twitter Explodes After 'Psychopath' Donald Trump Cheers Body-Slamming Of...

Twitter Explodes After 'Psychopath' Donald Trump Cheers Body-Slamming Of Reporter

The president's comments were criticized as "shocking and chilling." Read more ...

Trump joked about a Montana politician body-slamming a reporter as the world...

Trump joked about a Montana politician body-slamming a reporter as the world waits to hear about the fate of Jamal Khashoggi

President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte and called him "my guy" for body slamming a journalist in 2017. "And by the way, never wrestle him... Read more ...

As Caravan Of Migrants Heads North, Trump Threatens To Close Southern U.S...

As Caravan Of Migrants Heads North, Trump Threatens To Close Southern U.S. Border

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