How have Trump’s economic policies fared during the first two years of his term? Paul Solman sits down with the president’s top economic adviser, Kevin Hassett, to discuss recent stock market volatility, the Federal Reserve, tariffs, trade and whether the…
By Gretchen Frazee
The U.S. economy grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter, but that rate of growth could significantly slow in the near future because of higher interest rates and prices.
Corporations paid $205 billion in taxes during fiscal year 2018, $92 billion less than the year before.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The Treasury Department said Monday that the deficit climbed $113 billion from fiscal year 2017.
By Marcy Gordon, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Four states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York — already have sued the federal government over the deduction cap, asserting it's aimed at hurting a group of Democratic states and tramples on their constitutional budget-making authority.
By Hope Yen, Josh Boak, Associated Press
The president's statements capped a week of head-spinning assertion and dubious statements. Here's a closer look at his claims.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
"To just take that revenue would be a tax increase," said Missouri Sen. Andrew Koenig, echoing the reasoning of many tax-adverse Republicans leery of simply spending or saving the expected influx.
By Associated Press
Trump campaign official Michael Glassner says the president will discuss tax cuts he signed into law late last year and highlight how Indiana families are benefiting from them.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget for next year that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit. And it never comes close to promising a balanced federal ledger even after 10 years.
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