Top Democrats snub Trump meeting after chairwoman says ‘I don’t consider a deal’

Pelosi and Schumer to deal immediately with Republican in bid to avert government shutdown, after chairwomen tweet indicated he was not willing to negotiate Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said they would boycott a meeting between congressional leaders and Donald Trump after the president said ” I don’t see a bargain”, indicating he would…

Senate Republicans feel force of protest … but pass taxation bill anyway

Activists targeted key senators over tax, with sit-ins, phone calls and other lobbying endeavors, while net neutrality campaigners have Verizon in their sights Tax bill pass Senate … but only after activists make their voices heard Senate Republicans ultimately managed to pass some legislation on Friday night, in the form of their much-criticized tax bill…

Trump’s tax proposal would push US below Greece on inequality index

Researchers say tax reform plan would increase gap between rich and poor, and would watch US fall six places in global ranking Donald Trumps tax reform plans would, if legislated, increase the gap between rich and poor Americans and insure the US slip below Greece on a new global indicator of inequality. According to the…

The Resistance Now: marchers across US to demand Trump’s tax returns

Tens of thousands of people expected to take part in marchings Saturday; Democrat attempt to flip a House seat; Sanders launches his own talk show #showusyourtaxes It may be the biggest national demo since the womens marches in January. Tens of thousands of people from across the country are expected to take part in a…