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Congress shrugs off plans of the chaotic Trump White House

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President Trump's aides have grown accustomed to ignoring their boss as they see fit, and Congress is poised to do the same.
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Defunding the Chemical Safety Board is a Bad Idea and is Likely to Increase Chemical Disasters

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The Trump administration's proposed 2019 budget zeroes out funding for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Recent high-profile chemical disasters in Texas suggest that's not a good idea.
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There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

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President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is widely seen as committing far too few federal dollars - just $200 billion - to rebuild the country's outdated infrastructure.
Trump's budget also includes "deep cuts to programs in the same agencies that would receive new grant-making authority under his infrastructure proposal," according to Jacob Leibenluft, senior advisor at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.
Economist Paul Krugman says, "It's not a plan, it's a scam."
President Donald Trump's latest infrastructure proposal appears to have something in common with his real-estate...
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Trump budget chief says he would oppose budget if he were in Congress

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The White House budget chief said on Tuesday that, if he were still a member of Congress, he "probably" would vote against a deficit-financed budget plan he and Trump are proposing.
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Turkey's Erdogan drops bombshell twist in the Khashoggi case as Trump...

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A Republican Senate candidate ran a campaign ad showing an easy-to-miss...

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GOP Senate Candidate In Michigan Admits 'Terrible Error' For Showing...

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