Why the DOJ’s plan to combat opioids through international cooperation won’t work

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@thinkprogress—Amid much fanfare, the Department of Justice in October announced criminal indictments against two Chinese nationals for manufacturing and importing the opioid fentanyl. The case marked the first time Chinese citizens had been indicted on fentanyl smuggling and showed that U.S. law enforcement was attempting to stem of the flow of opioids through co-operation with […]

Trump’s Treasury admits tax plan won’t pay for itself. After months of pressure from watchdog groups, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, led by Trump-appointee Steve Mnuchin, has released a one-page analysis of the Republican tax bill. The report shows that even when analyzed under Republican-favored methods, the tax cuts will enlarge the federal deficit and will require additional policy changes to create the revenue needed to pay for them..repubhubembed{display:none;}