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"Will they provide Americans with a definitive answer on collusion? Certainly not," said Charles Tiefer, a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and the special deputy chief counsel for the House Iran-Contra Committee's investigation of the Reagan administration. "People will be frustrated.".
He's done a great job," said Kudlow, a longtime economist who served in the Reagan administration. Kudlow is currently a CNBC senior contributor. There are multiple media reports casting doubt on Cohn's future in the White House after he was unable to convince Trump not to impose steel and aluminium ...

By any reasonable measure, the Trump-Russia scandal already ranks as the biggest since at least 1986, when Iran-Contra was ravaging the Reagan administration. Nothing else needs to emerge and none of the unproven allegations need to be confirmed, either. What we know about this scandal so far is:.
Regulars called it the "Gossip Salon," a place where the women shouted above the din of blow dryers and traded notes about who was leaving the Reagan administration, who was coming in and who they saw at an embassy the night before. "Most of 'emdon't even have a bottle of shampoo at home," said ...
The Reagan administration saw the full flowering of the presidency in the television age, with its focus on message management and staged events and more worry over perfect lighting than precise facts. The president himself was often sheltered from reporters' pestering questions. But pick up the handset ...
The Reagan administration saw the full flowering of the presidency in the television age, with its focus on message management and staged events and more worry over perfect lighting than precise facts. The president himself was often sheltered from reporters' pestering questions. But pick up the handset ...

Burnley, who served in the Reagan administration, said the comparison between Trump and Reagan "is not perfect" since Trump has been in office only for one year. But he and fellow panelists agreed that the Trump administration has made significant progress in rolling back government regulations.
Years later, a Reagan administration official, Theodore Olson, was the target of an independent counsel investigation. Mr. Olson argued at the Supreme Court that the independent counsel's office unconstitutionally infringed on the president's executive power. In 1988, the court rejected this argument ...
He compares it to the early days of the Reagan administration during the controversial tenures of Interior Secretary James Watt and Environmental Protection Agency administrator Anne Gorsuch (later Anne Gorsuch Burford). He knows that time well, as he served as an attorney in the Interior Department ...
"Instead of extracting the wealth and putting it on Wall Street, they are putting it in the pockets of foreign countries," Maxwell said about current federal government policy that has progressively evolved since the Reagan administration. "The polices are stacked against independent family farm agriculture," ...
While he was best known for breaking the Nicaraguan side of the Iran-Contra scandal during the Reagan administration, that was but one gumball in the giant gumball machine of political malfeasance Parry uncovered during his career. (He won the prestigious George Polk award and was a Pulitzer Prize ...
A former adviser to Ronald Reagan's administration has slammed the Russia probe, accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of "investigating everything but collusion." In an interview with Fox News's Hannity, Mark Levin suggested the Justice Department was wasting its time looking into allegations of ...
Ronald Reagan's Federal Communications Commission abolished the Fairness Doctrine, clearing the path for the emergence of Fox News. MOSTLY FALSE. RATING. MOSTLY FALSE. WHAT'S TRUE. The FCC did abandon the Fairness Doctrine under the Reagan administration in 1987. WHAT'S FALSE.
Brad Miller, director of the Indiana Landmarks field office in Gary, said the historic preservation tax credits were established in 1981 during the Reagan administration. "It's been an important tool for economic development. Without it, it's hard for us to do our jobs," said Miller. "It's a bridge between redoing a ...

Madisonville Community College's Glema Mahr Center for the arts has announced the second half of its annual lineup, one that hasn't been quite this action-packed since the Reagan administration. Aptly dubbed, "Big Hair, Don't Care," the Glema's 18th season will headline three artists who made it big in ...
Many scold that the idea will flame out the same way it did when the Clinton administration pondered and then dropped a big relocation initiative, and the Reagan administration did the same before it. When the House government Oversight Committee passed a "Divest D.C." resolution earlier this year that ...
As a Reagan administration EPA policy put it, enforcement discretion promises "may erode the credibility of EPA's enforcement program by creating real or perceived inequities in the Agency's treatment of the regulated community." That Reagan-era enforcement policy still stands, and it is a testament to ...
Bruce Bartlett served as an advisor in the Reagan administration, and in the Department of the Treasury in the George H. Bush administration. He later worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis and is now a newspaper columnist and a New York Times bestselling author whose books include "The ...
Daines says the U.S. Forest Service did not recommend Congress designate any of these places as wilderness, but Todd says those recommendations came during the Reagan administration. "What other recommendations would you act on in any kind of meaningful way that were made to you back in the ...
However, Thomas R. Pickering, who was ambassador to Israel during the Reagan administration, called it "a serious foreign policy mistake" and an attempt either at "ego satisfaction" or an effort to divert attention from a special counsel's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russia.
Now, most people in the Reagan administration didn't really think it would pay for itself, and it didn't. It blew up the deficit. They were counting on some spending cuts that never quite materialized to avoid that. And so they - it didn't pay for itself. MARTIN: Yeah. So the spending cuts never materialized, ...
The Badger-Two Medicine area has been controversial since the 1980s, when Reagan administration officials granted energy exploration leases there without proper environmental review or consultation with the Blackfeet tribe. Federal court decisions have found the leases invalid and a lengthy review of ...
WASHINGTON -- The investigation by the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, into links between the Trump campaign and Russia has cost American taxpayers almost $7 million in its first four and half months, according to a statement of expenditures released on Tuesday.
Gallup last polled Americans' support for a tax plan overhaul during the Reagan administration in 1986. At that time, 39 percent of American adults favored the Republican plan spearheaded by Reagan, compared to just 29 percent of adults overall who support the current GOP plan. The House's version of ...
Representing the ACLU, attorney Carter G. Phillips, himself a Justice Department official during the Reagan administration, wrote there is no basis for disciplinary action against ACLU attorneys. He said the evidence shows ACLU attorneys made accurate statements about the logistics surrounding the ...
And, prosecutor Lawrence E. Walsh spent $47 million investigating the Iran-Contra scandal during the Reagan administration in a probe that lasted at least six years, according to NPR. Moreover, former President Barack Obama's administration reportedly spent $36 million defending itself from Freedom of ...
Since the Reagan administration, the Republican party has been enraptured by what the first President Bush called "Voodoo economics": the theory that tax cuts pay for themselves by boosting economic growth and tax receipts. Republicans have acted on this misguided theory over and over, with the same ...
President Donald Trump has invoked the experience of the Reagan administration's tax reforms to promote the current Republican tax reform proposals. "Republicans and Democrats came together to cut taxes for hardworking families in 1981, and again in 1986 to simplify the tax code, so that everyone ...
U.S. Capitol police officers make arrests as protesters shout their disapproval of the Republican tax bill outside the Senate Budget Committee hearing room Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington. The committee advanced a sweeping tax package to the full Senate. J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE, ASSOCIATED ...
Only the weather seems to change more frequently than marijuana laws have in recent years. The constant flux around governance of the drug, whether for medical or recreational use, is kept churning by impassioned activism on all sides of the debate. In "Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of ...
It's widely assumed, for example, that the incoming Reagan administration interfered in hostage-crisis negotiations with Iran. That analogy, however, cuts in the other direction. Reagan officials staunchly denied the charges, with a vehemence that revealed their understanding of how outrageous such ...
President Donald Trump reportedly told confidants that a government shutdown would be advantageous politically and good for his message, according to The Washington Post. We will soon find out. The government runs out of spending authority on Dec. 8. If Republicans cannot get a new spending bill ...
The House legislation abolishes the Historic tax Credit (HTC), vital to the revitalization of America's city centers and widely hailed as an economic engine since the Reagan administration put them into place more than three decades ago. The Senate bill eliminates the current 10 percent credit for pre-1936 ...
In 1986, when the Reagan administration passed its tax cut -- which Trump has so often said he would seek to outdo -- the corporate rate fell from 40% to 34%. This lower rate, however, did not shift the investment habits of corporations. In fact, investment has fallen in the roughly thirty years since this cut ...
Since the Reagan administration, the Republican party has been enraptured by what the first President Bush called "Voodoo economics:" the "theory" that tax cuts pay for themselves by boosting economic growth and tax receipts. Republicans have acted on this misguided theory over and over, with the ...
The first major overhaul since the Reagan administration could change everything for all walks, including CPA's and attorneys like Tyler DeWitt. "It's much more complex, and it's not as black and white as the politicians and the talking heads make it out to be," DeWitt said. He said once the Senate passes its ...
The first major overhaul since the Reagan administration could change everything for all walks, including CPA's and attorneys like Tyler DeWitt. "It's much more complex, and it's not as black and white as the politicians and the talking heads make it out to be," DeWitt said. He said once the Senate passes its ...
The first major overhaul since the Reagan administration could change everything for all walks, including CPA's and attorneys like Tyler DeWitt. "It's much more complex, and it's not as black and white as the politicians and the talking heads make it out to be," DeWitt said. He said once the Senate passes its ...
The Reagan administration was so alarmed by this film, they labeled it propaganda, a rarely-used legal action that meant If You Love This Planet would have its distribution restricted. But the move by the administration -- which was then overseeing the largest peacetime military buildup in American history ...
Bruce Bartlett served as an advisor in the Reagan administration and in the Department of the Treasury in the George H. Bush administration. He later worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis and is now a newspaper columnist and a New York Times bestselling author whose books include The ...
The office, which was established in 1947, has been touched by scandal -- during the Reagan administration when two national security advisers, Robert McFarlane and John Poindexter, faced criminal charges relating to the Iran-Contra controversy and later, when Sandy Berger, a former adviser to ...
President Donald Trump suggested during a Missouri rally Wednesday that the United States has not seen a tax cut since the Reagan administration -- a claim that is completely untrue. "For years, they have not been able to get tax cuts. Many, many years. Since Reagan," Trump said. "The problem was ...
The other major tax cut of the Reagan administration (signed in 1986) wasn't nearly as popular, but it was still more popular than the current GOP legislation. A CBS News/New York Times survey conducted in the days after the bill passed Congress found 38 percent in favor and 34 percent opposed. Indeed ...
Kristol is regularly seen on ABC's "This Week" and has a resume that boasts stints as chief of staff to Reagan administration Secretary of ...
Beginning in the Reagan administration, the federal government started subsidizing parking because, like everybody else, bureaucrats need to ...
... which wrote last month that "the link between economic growth and tax cuts is tenuous"; and Reagan administration domestic policy adviser ...
Stock investors were ultimately rewarded by the Reagan administration, which followed through on its promises with major deregulation of ...


 

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