President Trump To Sign $1.5 Trillion Tax Overhaul Package

By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s getting ready to sign into law a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package. It provides generous cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and smaller ones for the middle class and low-income families. Trump tweeted that he’ll sign the law in the Oval Office…

House Backs Temporary Spending Bill To Avert Shutdown

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House narrowly passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown Thursday, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punting disputes on immigration, health care and national security to next year. The vote was 231-188 with Democrats criticizing Republicans’ inability to…