Government Accountability Office News
Experts weigh in on impact of Trump's tax plan
Experts are already taking issue with president Trump's newly-released tax plan -- in particular the White House's claim that economic growth would offset large losses in government revenue from the proposed corporate tax cuts. The plan calls for the corporate tax rate to be slashed to 15 percent.
Christie defends killing tunnel project, says it 'stunk'
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his decision to discontinue a project to build a rail tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York
The Latest: Groups urge swift repairs at California dam
Conservation groups are urging extensive and swift repairs at the nation's tallest dam, where an eroding spillway triggered an evacuation order for nearly 200,000 people in February
As rail woes persist, Christie mum on tunnel project he axed
Recent train disruptions in New York have focused attention on a rail tunnel project shut down by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2010 that would've been nearing completion now
AP Explains: How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out
Here's a look at how Buy American provisions work, what the White House intends to do and what it all might mean for government contracts and the taxpayers who finance them
US senators say food aid constraints delay help amid famine
As famine looms overseas, US senators seek more efficient food aid; deliveries can take months
AP FACT CHECK: Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips cost $3 million?
With President Donald Trump making his seventh presidential trip this weekend to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, government watchdogs and Democrats are once again seeing dollar signs: namely, $3 million. That's a widely used estimate of what each journey costs taxpayers. The figure comes from a
'Passing the trash': 2 women say the teachers who sexually abused them were allowed to continue teaching
Chelsea Burkett was a 16-year-old student when one of her teachers targeted her for sexual abuse. “He first kissed me in this park in L.A Chelsea told "Nightline." "It was scary and it felt weird and gross. And, once he started abusing me it was just like accelerated very very quickly.” The
The Note: Trump's ready to make a deal
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 69 THE BIG STORY: After the wipeout, President Trump is ready to make a deal. That’s what he told senators Tuesday night, adding that he had “no doubt” that a deal on health care would be an “easy one” and “happen very
Government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago cost and security
A top government watchdog plans to review security procedures at President Trump 's exclusive Mar-a-Lago club and whether the U.S. Treasury has received payments from profits at Trump's hotels, according to a letter released by congressional Democrats . In a letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren ,