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      Yes Not now October 20, 2017 Oct. 20, 2017 Democracy Dies in Darkness
      The Finance 202 Analysis The GOP’s tax cut plan has cleared one hurdle. Now comes the hard part. Senate Republicans approved a budget that will allow the party to pass a $1.5 trillion tax cut plan without needing to support from Democrats. But lawmakers still face other potential headaches. White House press secretary: It’s ‘highly inappropriate’ to question a 4-star Marine general Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparred with a CBS correspondent at Friday's news briefing over John Kelly’s criticism of Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) for listening in on President Trump’s call with a Gold Star widow and for her role in a 2015 dedication ceremony for a federal building that was named for two slain FBI agents. Perspective: The White House increasingly — and worryingly — uses military as a shield against criticism U.S. will boost counterterrorism focus in Africa, Mattis tells senators The military’s counterterrorism strategy will focus more on Africa, put decision-making authority in the hands of commanders in the field, and expand the ability to use lethal force against suspected terrorists, Defense Secretary James Mattis told two senior members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Cruz last month at a hospital in San Juan. (AP) ‘My world is inside out’: San Juan’s mayor perseveres amid chaos Carmen Yulín Cruz has publicly sparred with Washington and referred to President Trump as “miscommunicator in chief.” A month after a hurricane turned lives upside down on the U.S. territory, she remains blunt but focused on recovery efforts. Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren’t sure Puerto Ricans should Appeals court delays abortion for undocumented teen; gives government time to find her a sponsor A D.C. appeals court set an Oct. 31 deadline for authorities to find a sponsor so that the government does not have to facilitate the procedure. But lawyers for the girl said it would be hard to find a government-approved sponsor to take custody of the teen, who is in a detention facility for undocumented minors who crossed into the United States illegally. Trump could upend decades of stability at Federal Reserve as he decides on its next leader The president is considering two fierce critics of current Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Both candidates have spent years attacking the Fed's approach to keeping interest rates low in hopes of stimulating the economy. The story must be told. Your subscription supports journalism that matters. Try 1 month for $1 Opinions Opinions It doesn’t matter whether you think Trump or Frederica Wilson is a liar The Republican tax scam is about to kick into overdrive Jeff Sessions doesn’t care about children seeking asylum
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