Category Archives: US Senate

The Taxman Cometh: Senate Bill’s Marginal Rates Could Top 100% for Some

The Taxman Cometh: Senate Bill’s Marginal Rates Could Top 100% for Some – WSJ https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-taxman-cometh-senate-bills-marginal-rates-could-top-100-for-some-1512942118 Re-posted from WSJ. Geoff Geoff Comments: The US Senate has proven incompetent to write tax legislation…

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GOP leaders Kevin Brady, Kevin McCarthy slam alternative minimum tax in Senate bill

GOP leaders Kevin Brady, Kevin McCarthy slam alternative minimum tax in Senate bill https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/05/gop-leaders-kevin-brady-kevin-mccarthy-slam-alternative-minimum-tax-in-senate-bill.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: This is a betrayal of American Citizen Trust by the US Senate…

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Kevin McCarthy explains how Republican tax overhaul bill could work

Kevin McCarthy explains how Republican tax overhaul bill could work https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/04/kevin-mccarthy-explains-how-republican-tax-reform-bill-could-work.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Let’s see him get it done…  

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How McConnell kept Republicans in line to win Senate tax bill

How McConnell kept Republicans in line to win Senate tax bill https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax-strategy/how-mcconnell-kept-republicans-in-line-to-win-senate-tax-bill-idUSKBN1DW08Z?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: The ability to herd cats is helpful in this situation…

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Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills

Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/classic-apps/here-are-the-biggest-differences-between-the-senate-and-house-tax-bills/2017/12/02/09c7c950-d632-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html?utm_term=.e4263b16a48c Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: And resolve them they must…

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Senate passes tax reform bill: Here’s how it affects you

Senate passes tax reform bill: Here’s how it affects you | Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/02/senate-passes-tax-reform-bill-heres-how-it-affects.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fpolitics+%28Internal+-+Politics+-+Text%29 Re-posted from Fox News. Geoff Geoff Comments: This is the result when when 535 people design a tax reform, not good in so many ways…

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Senate Republicans pass GOP tax plan, handing Trump legislative victory

Senate Republicans pass GOP tax plan, handing Trump legislative victory – POLITICO https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/01/tax-bill-2017-senate-republicans-274453 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: Republicans may get this done without too much egg on their faces…

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Republicans Clear Major Hurdle as Tax Bill Advances

Republicans Clear Major Hurdle as Tax Bill Advances – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/28/us/politics/republicans-tax-bill-senate.html Re-posted from NYTimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: Tax reform is beginning to look like an actual possibility…

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How a powerful senator schooled Betsy DeVos

How a powerful senator schooled Betsy DeVos – POLITICO https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/25/lamar-alexander-betsy-devos-259443 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: This how a capable leader such as Betsy DeVos learns the ropes…

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Conyers scandal rocks House Democrats

Conyers scandal rocks House Democrats – POLITICO https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/21/john-conyers-sexual-harassment-253977 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: This sex scandal will permeate every nook and cranny in our Government before it runs its course…  

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