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On healthcare cost innovations, Trump and the IRS musn’t fumble at the goal line

Our tax laws are among the most effective and disruptive means by which government controls where we get and how we pay for our healthcare. For example, job-based health insurance represents the nation’s single largest coverage source, making it a ripe target for regulation and oversight and, consequently, a dumping ground for special interests. Many… Read More »

Trump administration tries to tamp down fears of coronavirus resurgence

The Trump administration is trying to allay fears that the coronavirus again threatens to force tighter economic restrictions. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow denied the possibility of a second wave of coronavirus infections Friday. “I spoke to our health experts at some length last evening. They’re saying there is no second spike. Let me… Read More »

Trump tests negative for coronavirus, White House says, after report valet infected

U.S. President Donald Trump is framed between members of the media as he meets with Iowa Governor Kimberly Reynolds about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have tested negative… Read More »

Trump says Navy captain letter asking for help on coronavirus-stricken ship ‘was terrible’

Captain Brett Crozier addresses the crew for the first time as commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt during a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck in San Diego, California, U.S. November 1, 2019. U.S. Navy | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Lynch | Reuters A since-fired Navy captain’s plea… Read More »

Trump Swiftly Signs Historic $2.2T Stimulus Legislation After House Passage

The U.S. House passed the unprecedented financial rescue measure by voice vote to accommodate those lawmakers who couldn’t make it back to Washington. The bill represents the largest stimulus package in modern American history. The Associated Press: Trump Signs $ 2.2T Stimulus After Swift Congressional Votes President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $ 2.2 trillion… Read More »