BOB CORKER Headlines

  • Democrats, advocacy groups launch blitz of ads attacking tax plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tax overhaul pushed by President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans is prompting a slew of attack ads by Democrats and progressive groups that say the legislation would lavish benefits on corporations and the rich, while harming the middle class.

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  • Democrats, advocacy groups launch blitz of ads attacking tax plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tax overhaul pushed by President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans is prompting a slew of attack ads by Democrats and progressive groups that say the legislation would lavish benefits on corporations and the rich, while harming the middle class.

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  • Tax overhaul drama moves to Senate as House approves its bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took important steps on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s, with the House of Representatives approving a broad package of tax cuts, and a Senate panel advancing its own version of the legislation sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump.

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  • Tax overhaul drama moves to Senate as House approves its bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took important steps on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s, with the House of Representatives approving a broad package of tax cuts, and a Senate panel advancing its own version of the legislation sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump.

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  • Tax overhaul drama moves to U.S. Senate as House approves its bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took an important step on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump.

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  • Tax overhaul drama moves to U.S. Senate as House approves its bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took an important step on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump.

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  • Tax overhaul drama moves to U.S. Senate as House approves its bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took an important step on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump.

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  • U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, fight shifts to Senate

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. lawmakers on Thursday took an important step toward the biggest tax code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by President Donald Trump.

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  • U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, shifts fight to Senate

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families on Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation.

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  • U.S. Congress prepares for first vote on tax cut plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress approached a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation.

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  • Senate committee questions Trump's nuclear authority

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president's authority to launch a nuclear strike, amid concern that tensions over North Korea's weapons program could lead to war.

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  • Senators blast State Department over cuts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee blasted the U.S. State Department on Tuesday for cuts in staff and what they described as a failure to have a plan for a proposed reorganization.

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  • Deficit worries complicate path for Republican tax cuts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unease among Republicans about a massive increase in the federal deficit could complicate passage of two tax-cut bills working their way through the U.S. Congress, endangering President Donald Trump's top legislative priority.

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  • Democrats working on independent Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have been undertaking their own investigation, without Republicans, on what they term "Russia's malign influence around the world," a spokesman for the Democratic side of the committee said on Wednesday.

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  • Trump tax overhaul under intensifying fire as Congress readies bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system faced growing opposition from interest groups on Sunday, as Republicans prepare to unveil sweeping legislation that could eliminate some of the most popular tax breaks to help pay for lower taxes.

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  • U.S. belatedly begins to comply with Russia sanctions law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Thursday said it had belatedly begun informing Congress and others about groups associated with the Russian intelligence and defense sectors as required under a 2017 law tightening sanctions on Russia.

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