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A Closer Look at Donald Trump’s Claim About Hillary Clinton’s Estate Tax Plan
Donald Trump suggested to an audience in Iowa Wednesday that family farmers will pay a 65 percent estate tax under Hillary Clinton 's proposed tax plan, making it impossible for their children to "hold onto your farms." But how does that mesh with the facts? At the event, Trump said: “By the way,
The Realities of Donald Trump's Economic Policies
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Monday laid out his most detailed policy proposal to date. In it, he outlined his plan to address the country's economic future, adding specifics to the plan he released in September. Not unlike any presidential candidate, Trump declared that his plan
Hillary Clinton Jokes Donald Trump's Economic Speech Was Written by '6 Guys Named Steve'
Hillary Clinton wasted little time in criticizing Donald Trump 's new economic plan, which the Republican presidential nominee unveiled earlier today during a speech in a Detroit. During remarks at campaign rallies in St. Petersburg and Kissimmee, Florida, Clinton slammed her opponent for trying to
Donald Trump Unveils More Detailed Economic Policy Plan, Interrupted by Protesters
Donald Trump , addressing the Detroit Economic Club, today rolled out a new version of his economic plan. In it, he advocated tax-exempt child care expenses, adjusted his previous call for four income tax brackets to three and called for abolishing the so-called death tax. “I want to jump-start
Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers
The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week. Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention . DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28 Fact Check: Economy Added 15 Million New Private-Sector Jobs Since Obama Inauguration Claim: The economy
Republican National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking Donald Trump and Other Speakers
Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night and offered a stinging indictment of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as well as the legacy of the Obama administration. He made several claims about both, so ABC News decided to fact-check them, as well as the
Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Not Always as It Seems
In Donald Trump ’s eyes, he is a tax policy virtuoso. “I think nobody knows more about taxes than I do and income than I do,” he said this weekend. But what Trump says about his tax proposal, which he released in February, and what it actually proposes are two different things in some cases. His
Winners and Losers in Obama's Budget
President Obama has released his FY2016 budget request, a giant document plopped onto desks in Congress this morning, signaling the president's spending priorities for the next 10 years. The document is more of a wish list than anything else. Congress, not the president, drafts federal spending
Apply for a Job? Take a Test
Morning Money Memo: Many employers are becoming a lot more picky about who they hire. New research from the employment firm Challenger Gray and Christmas finds young workers who apply for jobs are tested for their skills after they leave school. “Employers are now starting...
The GOP Family Feud Festers (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WAR OF WORDS: The feud between two potential 2016 GOP presidential contenders is escalating this week with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attacking each other on an almost-daily basis. Yesterday they traded barbs about ...