Trump tax plan goes for growth

After President Obama’s two terms of anemic economic growth and huge federal deficits, there is a lot of room for growth in the American economy. Targeting “seed corn taxes” that obstruct investment is the smart way to spike growth rates, which will bring jobs, increased taxes (in the long run) and swing political approval toward…

Senators: We learned ‘very little’ during North Korea briefing

Senators who were briefed at the White House on Wednesday about the situation with North Korea said they learned “very little” during the all-hands meeting — with some claiming it lacked “even straight answers” about President Trump’s ongoing plans. “There was very little, if anything new,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) told The Washington Post. “I…

The agenda for the Trump-Abbas meeting

Israeli society was nearly torn apart in the one year and eight months between Sharon’s surprise announcement and the expulsion of Gaza’s Jews in August 2005. The day after Israel celebrates its 69th Independence Day, US President Donald Trump will greet PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas at the White House. The date of their meeting, May…

Delaware State Police trooper fatally shot

A Delaware State Police trooper has died after being shot in the parking lot of a Wawa convenience store Wednesday, and one of the suspects remains barricaded in his home, authorities said. Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard, 32, approached a suspicious vehicle occupied by two suspects outside a Wawa in Bear, Del., when one of the…