Major Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure a Top Priority of Administration

By: Zack Duvall Looking to make good on campaign promises and pledges to completely overhaul and revamp America’s decaying infrastructure, President Donald Trump plans to meet with leaders of companies from a range of industry including real estate, management consulting, and the private equity field later today. The meeting comes after comments made by the President and White House officials, proposing a $1 trillion spending … Continue reading Major Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure a Top Priority of Administration

Congressional Republicans Introduce Legislation to Replace ACA

By: Zack Duvall Republican lawmakers took the first steps in replacing The Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’ Monday, by releasing their first proposal replacement healthcare plan. “Today marks an important step towards restoring healthcare choices and affordability back to the American people.” A White House statement released Monday said. The plan put forward by Republicans would immediately repeal the mandates associated with the … Continue reading Congressional Republicans Introduce Legislation to Replace ACA

Revised Executive Order Regarding Travel Restrictions Expected This Week

By: Zack Duvall According to Fox News, a senior White House official confirmed on Saturday that the Trump administration plans to roll out a revised executive order regarding travel restrictions it plans to introduce affecting, and potentially ceasing, travel from certain Middle Eastern and African countries possibly as soon as later today or tomorrow. The administration’s first attempt at implementing travel restrictions towards countries, identified … Continue reading Revised Executive Order Regarding Travel Restrictions Expected This Week

“Drastic” Cuts to U.S. Foreign Aid Programs Expected

By: Zack Duvall On Saturday Mick Mulvaney, the White House’s Budget Director, confirmed that the Trump administration plans on proposing what he called “fairly dramatic reductions” to the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month. Reuters news agency first reported on this last month when they featured an article that said the White House was looking into deep cuts to the budgets of the U.S. … Continue reading “Drastic” Cuts to U.S. Foreign Aid Programs Expected

New U.S. Interior Secretary Overturns Obama-Era Ammo Ban

By: Zack Duvall Ryan Zinke, the first term U.S. Congressman and former Navy SEAL, who was appointed Secretary of the Interior, which oversees the Fish and Wildlife service, by President Trump made waves on his first day at the office in more ways than one. Not only did the newly appointed Zinke show up to work on a horse, named Tonto, accompanied by mounted U.S. … Continue reading New U.S. Interior Secretary Overturns Obama-Era Ammo Ban

President Gives Insight into Plans for $54 Billion Increase in Defense Budget

By: Zack Duvall Speaking Thursday on board the newly completed USS Gerald R. Ford in Virginia, President Donald Trump said that such ships and other American military naval vessels project “American power in distant lands.” The speech comes just days after the White House proposed its first federal budget, which included a $54 billion increase in spending on military and defense projects. President Trump on … Continue reading President Gives Insight into Plans for $54 Billion Increase in Defense Budget

North Dakota Expects New Revenue of Over $100 Million For State Through Pipeline

By: Zack Duvall With the Dallas-based company behind the now infamous Dakota pipeline ready to begin shipping oil through the more than 1,000 mile long line as early as next week, North Dakota officials and taxpayers stand to gain substantial revenue during a time where the state is struggling to pay for state programs amidst decreasing tax revenue. Early estimates from industry analysts say that, … Continue reading North Dakota Expects New Revenue of Over $100 Million For State Through Pipeline

White House’s Healthcare Plan Could Come Next Month

By: Zack Duvall President Donald Trump met with leaders and executives from major U.S. healthcare insurance companies such as United Healthcare, Aetna, and Anthem healthcare to discuss his plans for replacing the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare”. The meeting, one of many such meetings between the President and business leaders, occurred on Monday just ahead of a major policy speech set for … Continue reading White House’s Healthcare Plan Could Come Next Month

No Cuts to Social Security or Medicare in First Budget Proposal, Tax Reform a “Top Priority”

By: Zack Duvall Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made several appearances on news programs this past weekend to discuss the White House’s first budget proposal and the President’s tax plan ahead of President Trump’s first address to Congress Tuesday night. An address in which many, including an impatient Wall Street, expect to see the President give details regarding his plans for reforming the tax code and … Continue reading No Cuts to Social Security or Medicare in First Budget Proposal, Tax Reform a “Top Priority”

Trump Administration Begins “Deconstruction of Administrative State”

By: Zack Duvall A new executive order, signed by President Trump on Friday, has taken his administration’s fight to end to what he and his aides say is over regulation brought about under the Obama administration even further. The new order that the President signed in the Oval Office, surrounded by various executives of major U.S. companies from virtually every industry, establishes regulatory tasks forces … Continue reading Trump Administration Begins “Deconstruction of Administrative State”