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  • President Trump Hosts Roundtable on Tax Reform
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    President Trump Remarks on Tax Reform

    President Trump hosted a tax reform roundtable at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas. The president heard from local business owners, real estate developers, and casino and…

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    South Dakota v. Wayfair Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument for South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case concerning whether a state can impose a sales tax on internet purchases from companies with no physical location in that state. In…

  • SEC Commissioner Discusses Wall Street and Tax Policy
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    Wall Street, Tax Policy and Executive Compensation

    Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Robert Jackson made remarks and took questions at a Center for American Progress event about Wall Street, tax policy and corporate…

  • Speaker Ryan House to Vote on FamilySeparation Fix Thursday
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    House Republican Leadership News Conference

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other Republican leaders talked about the week’s legislative agenda, including legislation to address separating migrant parents from their children when…

  • Senator Thune on Jobs and the Economy
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    Senator Thune on Jobs and the Economy

    Senate Commerce Committee Chair Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke on the chamber floor about the economic gains he believes are due to President Trump’s policies.

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “What was the impact on your paycheck of the tax cut passed at the end of 2017?”

  • Jobs Training and Wages
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    Jobs, Training and Wages

    Economists, authors, and journalists talked about the increase in long-term unemployment and the ways jobs, training and wages in the U.S. could change in the future. Topics included past…

  • Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate a Quarter Point
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    Federal Reserve Chair Powell News Conference

    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced another interest rate hike, bringing the federal funds rate to a range of 1.75 to two percent. This was the second rate hike in 2018 and the…

  • Sarah Sanders and Kevin Hassett Brief Reporters at the White House
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    White House Daily Briefing

    During the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders answered several questions on President Trump’s decision to cancel the White House visit of the National Football…

  • Newsmakers with John Murphy
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    Newsmakers with John Murphy

    John Murphy, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vice president for international policy, talked about his organization’s concerns that new Trump administration metal tariffs announced May 31 on…

  • Washington Journal Andrew Puzder Discusses President Trumps Economic Record
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    Andrew Puzder on President Trump's Economic Record

    Andrew Puzder talked about his new book, The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left’s Plot to Stop It, on his view that President Trump’s strong support of American capitalism has…

  • Washington Journal Katia Dmitrieva Discusses Latest Jobs Report
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    Katia Dmitrieva on Latest Jobs Report

    Bloomberg reporter Katia Dmitrieva spoke by phone about the May 2018 jobs report. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest rate in the U.S. since 1969, and 223,000 jobs were…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the unemployment rate, which dropped to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent in May, the lowest rate in the United States since…

  • Larry Kudlow and Kevin Hassett Speak with Reporters About the May Jobs Report
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    Larry Kudlow and Kevin Hassett on May Labor Report

    White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow spoke with reporters about the latest jobs report and the president’s break from protocol in which he posted a tweet about the report…

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Testifies on 2019 Budget
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    Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter testified on the proposed fiscal year 2019 budget for the department. Secretary Mnuchin testified first on the agency’s…

  • Administrator McMahon Discusses Small Business in America
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    Small Business Administrator McMahon at National Press Club

    Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon talked about her agency’s priorities and the effects of the 2017 Republican tax reform law.

  • Center for American Progress Ideas Conference Part 1
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    Center for American Progress Ideas Conference, Part 1

    This portion of the Center for American Progress' 2018 Ideas Conference included panel discussions on the state of the economy and the rule of law during the Trump administration. Among the…

  • After Words with Chris Hughes
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    After Words with Chris Hughes

    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes discussed his plan to reduce poverty and strengthen the middle class by offering working people a guaranteed income paid for by the one percent. He is…

  • Former Vice President Biden Delivers Speech on Middle Class and the Economy
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    Former Vice President Biden on the Middle Class and the Economy

    Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the need to lift the middle class and how this group of people play a vital role in the nation’s economy. His comments were part of a keynote…

  • Middle Class and the Economy
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    Middle Class and the Economy

    Two panels of experts, including former government officials, talked about transformation of the middle class due to the changing economy. This event was part of a Brookings…

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