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Maryland to Sue Trump over New Cap on State and Local Tax Deductions

Maryland will sue the Trump administration for capping state and local tax (SALT) deductions in its new federal tax law, the state’s attorney general said Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by President Trump last year contains a provision capping SALT deductions at $10,000, and Maryland Attorney General…

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Trump Ad Says Democratic Foes Will Be ‘Complicit’ in Murders by Illegal Immigrants

The Trump campaign released a tough ad Saturday saying that Democrats who oppose the president’s border security policies will be “complicit for every murder committed by illegal immigrants.” “Build the wall. Deport criminals. Stop illegal immigration now. Democrats who stand in our way will be complicit in every murder committed…

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Representative Jim Jordan Calls for Second Special Counsel over FISA Warrant on Trump Aides

Rep. Jim Jordan said Thursday that an additional special counsel needs to be appointed to look into how a FISA warrant was obtained to look at members of President Trump’s campaign team. “The only logical way to get to the answers for the American people is to appoint a second…

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Hurricane Irma Prompts President Trump to Call Governors of States in Storm’s Path, Including Haslam in Tennessee

President Trump made phone calls Sunday morning to governors of Southern states bracing for Hurricane Irma, which earlier had made landfall at Cudjoe Key, Florida. Mr. Trump spoke with governors in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Federal preparations for disaster response continued, including briefings for the president and vice…

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