What’s Actually in the 2,000-Plus Page Spending Package

 
 
Dec 18, 2019
 

Good morning from Washington, where House Democrats are expected to vote overwhelmingly today to impeach President Trump. Never at a loss for words, he has something to say about it to Speaker Pelosi. The House OK's another year of bloated government spending. We've got analysis from Heritage Foundation policy experts. On the upside, the Trump tax cuts help fuel a surging economy. Besides commentary on that, we welcome a special podcast guest. On this date in 1620, Puritans aboard the Mayflower come ashore at what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts.

 
 
 
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By Justin Bogie

Right now, a $1.4 trillion spending package is steamrolling its way through Congress, despite the fact that the 2,000-plus pages of legislation were released only Monday. Here's what you need to know.
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By Adam Michel

Between the tax cuts and wage gains, The Heritage Foundation calculates that over the decade following the tax cuts, the typical American household will reap an additional $26,000 in take-home pay or $45,000 for a family of four.
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By Mike Gonzalez

America was created not by accident or force, but by reflection and choice.
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By Rob Bluey

"The opposite of socialism isn't capitalism, it's freedom, and the president understood this coming in," says Monica Crowley of the Treasury Department.
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By Fred Lucas

"You have spent three straight years attempting to overturn the will of the American people and nullify their votes. You view democracy as your enemy!" writes the president.
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By Rob Bluey

"We've ... created over 7.2 million jobs and tax cuts obviously played a tremendous role in that," says Jessica Ditto, White House deputy communications director.
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By Walter E. Williams

Fear may explain why biologists in academia do not speak out to say that one's sex is not optional. Since the LGBTQ community is a political force on many campuses, biologists probably fear retaliation from diversity-blinded administrators.
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By Rachel del Guidice

"If this becomes the standard," Sen. Ted Cruz says, "every president going forward will be impeached, whenever the House is in the opposing party."
 
     
 
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