RedState Exclusive: Senator Tim Scott Talks Opportunity Zones and Outreach Part 1

"We are blessed to be at about $60 billion so far, looking to be invested in opportunities zones around the country," he said. … " Under the legislation, they can defer capital gains taxes for up to 10 years and benefit from other tax breaks.  … One of these lawmakers is Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) who spearheaded the effort to include the creation of Opportunity Zones in the 2017 tax bill. …

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thanks Healthcare Volunteers From Other States By Sending Them a Bill

These doctors and nurses who selflessly went to help will end up being taxed on income not even made in New York because of how ridiculous the tax laws are there. … A tax bill. … New York City hospitals are just 10 days from running out of "really basic supplies," Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Sunday…

Mitt Romney Is Thinking of Co-Sponsoring a Carbon Tax for Some Reason

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said today he's considering co-sponsoring a carbon tax bill amid shifting attitudes in the GOP and increasingly strong advocacy for carbon pricing programs in corporate America. … Romney recently told E&E News (an energy focused outlet) that he's thinking about co-sponsoring a carbon tax bill. … While he doesn't know if he'll support Trump in 2020, he knows that something must be done about climate change and a carbon tax might just be the ticket…

The New York Times Ducks Debate Challenge From FedEx CEO After Publishing Fake News

On the other hand, FedEx, has paid $10 billion in taxes in the past five years and has contributed $6 billion in the economy last year. … As part of its campaign against tax reform, the Times published a fallacious front page article on how FedEx "owed nothing" and "did not increase investment" after President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to spur the economy. … On Sunday, FedEx CEO Fredrick Smith challenged New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger to a public debate after the paper erroneously charged the delivery company of dodging its tax bill last year…

The New York Times Ducks Debate Challenge From FedEx CEO After Publishing Fake News

On the other hand, FedEx, has paid $10 billion in taxes in the past five years and has contributed $6 billion in the economy last year. … As part of its campaign against tax reform, the Times published a fallacious front page article on how FedEx "owed nothing" and "did not increase investment" after President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to spur the economy. … On Sunday, FedEx CEO Fredrick Smith challenged New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger to a public debate after the paper erroneously charged the delivery company of dodging its tax bill last year…

US Farmers Know – DC Doesn’t: Trump Remains Farmers’ Best Friend

Under this new law, the typical family of four earning $75,000 will see an income tax cut of more than $2,000 each, slashing their tax bill in half each year,' the president (said)…. … "Death taxes are taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. … Most especially the Estate Tax - aka the Death Tax

US Farmers Know – DC Doesn’t: Trump Remains Farmers’ Best Friend

Under this new law, the typical family of four earning $75,000 will see an income tax cut of more than $2,000 each, slashing their tax bill in half each year,' the president (said)…. … "Death taxes are taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. … Most especially the Estate Tax - aka the Death Tax

Pandemic Politics: Pelosi Rejects Senate Stimulus Bill, Says House Will Craft Own Legislation

According to details of the bill released Thursday, Senate Republicans are proposing giving a $1,200 check to every American adult with an income under $75,000, decreasing gradually after that and zeroing out at $99,000 income. … Senate Republicans introduced a bill Thursday that would mete out stimulus payments to Americans based on 2018 tax filings. … Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday morning that House Democrats are not ready to sign on to an emergency stimulus bill that has been proposed by the Senate, saying "From my standpoint, we are apart."…

Deflection & Lies, the Democrat Response

But, overall, both total employment and manufacturing employment are up since Trump took office in January 2017, and since he signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law in December 2017. … "The Republican tax bill rigged the system against working people," said Abrams, a former Georgia state legislator wholistic her bid to become governor last year. … Stacey Abrams, in the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, presented a distorted picture of the U.S. economy since the Republican-backed tax bill became law…

Bill Maher Hilariously Calls Out Woke White Liberals By Suggesting A ‘Honky Tax

"Let's tax whiteness. … If being white is really this toxic for society, let's tax it," Maher says. … Bill Maher is often hit or miss with his comedy and his social analysis, and he's almost never what one would call conservative in his approach…

Dan Crenshaw Calls Out The Democrats as Liars When They Turn Political to Block the Virus Relief Bill

Yes, the media is blatantly in bed with the Democrats on this pathogen crisis, but even they would certainly see a problem with Chuck Schumer praising the bill he and the Democrats helped write, only to turn around and trash it less than 12 hours later, solely on the direction of Nancy Pelosi. … The shock is not that the Democrats would turn political on the matter; it is just how little resistance in the press was realized after an about-face on the bill in less than a 24 hour period. … The Democrats, who have been getting copious amounts of air time in the media to complain about President Trump's alleged inactivity regarding the Wuhan virus relief and accusing him of not caring about victims, suddenly came up and spiked the very rescue bill they had touted…

Watch: Democrat Rep Trashes Republican Virginia Foxx, Is Forced to Apologize on House Floor

You weren't worried about deficit spending when it came to a tax scam." … "What do you think your tax scam did?" he continued, referencing the Republican-backed tax cut legislation from 2017. … During floor debate over an amendment related to an infrastructure bill Wednesday, Rose, 33, criticized the proposal…

Biden Is Not a Moderate, He’s Promising to Raise Your Taxes and Donald Trump, Jr Has a Few Things to Say About That

Utility bills would go up in all 50 states as a direct result of the corporate income tax increase. … 80% of Americans actually benefitted from the tax cut, but Democrats have consistently lied about it as a "tax cut for the rich." … While Sanders is a declared socialist and people have been sold something of a bill of goods that Biden is a moderate (perhaps by comparison to Sanders), Biden still has a host of positions that are very far left…

Sorry Sen. Warren, The Filibuster Didn’t Kill the 2013 Amnesty Bill–I Did.

As I read the bill, it dawned on me that it was full of fines, fees and taxes. Revenue. … Once the amnesty bill passed the Senate, the word was that Speaker of the House John Boehner was preparing to either ignore the "Hastert Rule" and allow a vote with only a minority of GOP votes, or conference it with a House border security bill and do an 'amendment in the nature of a substitute' so the sensible House bill would become the amnesty bill--and thereby hand President Obama what would have been an even greater victory than Obamacare. … I stood on the floor of the United States Senate back in 2013 when we had a bill that would have created — it wasn't a perfect bill — but would have created some paths to citizenship, certainly would have improved from where we were…

If Donald Trump Is a Con Man, the Media Are the Biggest Marks in History

Americans saw smaller tax bills (or bigger tax returns) in April and instantly knew what happened. … The New York Times is running a story that shows President Donald Trump lost nearly a billion dollars in failed businesses over the course of a decade…

Democrats Decide Getting the Orange Man Is More Important than Saving Lives

This came after negotiations had agreed to a framework bill, one which gave Democrats almost everything they wanted. … Senate Democrats filibustered a procedural vote to end debate on the phase 3 Wuhan virus relief bill on Sunday. … Y., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill to respond to the Republican tax reform plan in Washington…

There Are Some Holes in the Stimulus Package That Need to Be Addressed ASAP

In fact, people who can be claimed as a dependent, even if they are not, are not eligible for a payment, Janet Holtzblatt, senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, tells CNBC Make It in an email. … There is an entire age group - college students and young adults between 18 and 24 - who won't qualify for a stimulus check because they could be claimed as dependents, even though they may work enough hours somewhere to have to file their own tax returns. … The biggest problem with this bill, though, is the same problem that we see every time the government tries to pass one big bill instead of passing a single idea through one at a time: Namely, one size does not fit all…

Pelosi Releases Stimulus Bill, Accuses Trump Admin of “Being in Court Right Now to Tear Down ACA”

"[It] would prevent corporations from using taxpayer money for stock buybacks, boost unemployment insurance, strengthen the child tax and earned income tax credits, and inject nearly $40 billion into schools and universities to stabilize funding. … The text of the 1,000 page bill, which contains many of the same provisions found in the GOP bill, has now been released. … Until sometime on Sunday, March 22, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was on board with the stimulus bill being negotiated in the Senate…

California Wants to Force Retailers to Provide ‘Gender Neutral’ Sections

In California the gig economy is now basically illegal, putting a million people out of work overnight(thanks to AB5 and Lorena Gonzalez), homelessness is rampant, drug addicts shoot up in parks and playgrounds with their state-provided syringes, the streets are filled with feces and urine, gang violence is skyrocketing, crime is skyrocketing, thieves can steal up to $950/day without fear of prosecution, illegal immigration is soaring even as taxpaying citizens find themselves out of work and taxed to death, children as young as kindergarten are forced to learn about masturbation and transgender issues as a part of the new hotly contested sex ed curriculum, and the cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles are now dealing with the return of medieval diseases thanks to a record surge in rat populations. … This bill would require a retail department store with 500 or more employees to maintain undivided areas of its sales floor where, if it sells childcare articles, children's clothing, or toys, all childcare items, all clothing for children, or all toys, regardless of whether a particular item has traditionally been marketed for either girls or for boys, shall be displayed. … California is now considering a bill that would require retail stores to include a "gender neutral" section…

Dan Crenshaw and Justin Amash Come to Twitter Blows Over Wuhan Virus Relief Bill

Disagree with the bill, but trying to paint this as a bailout is nonsense. … While you can certainly argue Massie's beliefs on the bill's multitude of flaws are genuine, others feel it wasn't the time to pull such a stunt given the very real risks to people's lives. … With President Trump signing the Wuhan Virus relief bill into law this afternoon, tensions are running high among some on the right…

Here’s the Absolute Garbage Democrats Are Holding the Wuhan Virus Relief Bill Hostage Over

Now, we are getting a glimpse of the totally unrelated garbage Democrats are trying to jam into the bill. … As I shared last night, Democrats filibustered the vote to end debate on the Senate Wuhan Virus Relief bill. … Y., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill to respond to the Republican tax reform plan in Washington…

Senator John Kennedy Said GOP Senators Couldn’t Get Their Heads Far Enough up Their Butts to See the Stimulus Bill Pelosi’s Way

6 billion for elections, $10 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and $10 billion for small businesses. … The legislation also includes another $75 billion for testing, new provisions for hazard pay for essential workers, $75 billion in mortgage relief, $100 billion for rental assistance, plus another $25 billion for the Postal Service and provisions for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks. … The cornerstone of the bill is $875 billion in additional funding for state and local governments and $20 billion each for tribal governments and U.S. territories…

Trump’s Niece to Write Tell-All Book, Was Primary Source for NYTs Hit Piece

The book will purportedly reveal that Mary herself leaked confidential tax documents to the press for the above Times story. … You also won't be surprised to learn that she's the primary source for a past hit piece put out by The New York Times that centers on Trump's taxes. … No one is entitled to having someone else pay their bills and I'd bet anything there's far more to this falling out than "orange man mean."…

Politico Says Pelosi Has Trump Over a Barrel, Are They Right?

It's not the Republican complaints that the bill doesn't provide tax relief and cash for businesses and individuals hurt by the pandemic. … But despite the bill being fairly liberal in terms of things like entitlements and spending, some on the left still aren't happy. … The Senate is currently voting on amendments to the House bill dealing with Wuhan coronavirus…

Global Warming Activists Bill Gates and Al Gore Defend Their Use of Private Jets. Should You Take Them Seriously?

Two biggies: Bill Gates and Al Gore. … As soon as you give away all your net worth 'til it reaches the level of the average American after he/she pays those higher taxes, I'm all ears. … Are you a wealthy person who preaches higher taxes?…

Pelosi Claims ‘Everything We’re Suggesting’ for Bill Relates to Virus, Trump Campaign Manager Busts Her Big Time

There's a boatload of incredibly ridiculous provisions that she was proposing in her own bill including things related to racial diversity on corporate boards, solar and wind tax credits, early and same-day voting. … The bill has been hung up by the Democrats in the Senate because folks like Pelosi have been pushing to hold up Americans and add unrelated goodies/pork into the bill. … But Pelosi just told one heck of a whopper while appearing on CNN to talk about the virus relief bill

Senator John Kennedy Brutalizes Democrats Over Playing Politics With Bipartisan Stimulus Bill

At this time, Democrats are currently demanding that non-virus related additions be made to the bill including increased bargaining power for unions and tax credits for wind and solar energy companies. … This bill is going to send $1,200 to every man and woman in America - taxpayers who make less than $75,000 a year and $500 for each of their children." … Kennedy reminded the floor that the stimulus bill isn't a Republican bill, and was bipartisanly created after hours of negotiation between both parties…

Big Democrat Donors Are Threatening to Pull Support and Bill Gates Is One of Them – Here’s Why

CNBC crunched the numbers for him and found that he'd end up paying $13 billion, and that's not including the money in his foundation, which Warren also has a plan to tax. … Warren and Gates later had a Twitter exchange where she said she'd be willing to meet with him and explain what would happen to him under her wealth tax, promising it wouldn't be $100 billion. … Names like "Bill Gates."…