• Trump official says tax refunds will go out on time

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - A Trump administration official says that tax refunds will go out on time during the partial government shutdown.
    With the shutdown in its third week there had been mounting concerns over an IRS delay in sending refunds.
    But Russell Vought, acting director of the White House budget office, says customary rules will be changed to make funding available to pay them. He told reporters Monday that refunds will go out as normal.
    The IRS might recall a large number of furloughed employees to process returns - probably without pay.
    Concern has been growing that hundreds of billions...
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  • China's best hope is that Trump, Wall Street, and the whole world are willing to play pretend

    China's best hope is that Trump, Wall Street, and the whole world are willing to play pretend

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    China's economy is showing signs of extreme stress, and not just because of President Donald Trump's trade war.
    Economic data is showing that China's debt problems are gobbling up cash faster than more Chinese people can become consumers.
    To change this narrative and calm markets, China will have to make a deal with Trump by March 1.
    The deal will likely be a sham.
    But the best outcome for China is that Trump pretends it's good so that he can declare victory, and Wall Street and the rest of the world can pretend China's economy has a catalyst for recovery.
    China's best hope for stabilizing...
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  • Trump will visit the southern border on Thursday amid government shutdown

    Trump will visit the southern border on Thursday amid government shutdown

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump will visit the US-Mexico border on Thursday.
    Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president will "meet with those on the frontlines of the national security and humanitarian crisis."
    Trump's visit comes amid the government shutdown caused by his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding. Democrats have repeatedly refused to fund Trump's wall.
    President Trump will head to the US-Mexico border on Thursday "to meet with those on the frontlines of the national security and humanitarian crisis" happening at the border, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders...
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