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Trump Tax Returns Remain Target of Congressional Democrats

A lawyer for the U.S. House of Representatives signaled that congressional Democrats will move aggressively during the Biden admnistration to obtain former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, telling a judge “enough is enough.”

Biden Seeks Rapid Help for Millions as Big Stimulus at Risk

President Joe Biden will mark his third day in office with executive actions to boost food assistance for impoverished Americans and use federal contracts as a step toward his proposed nationwide minimum-wage hike, seeking immediate help for an economy struggling to cope with Covid-19.

Buttigieg Wavers on Age-Old Transportation Funding Conundrum

Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Transportation Department, signaled a willingness to confront the politically risky task of raising the gas tax to pay for infrastructure Thursday, only to walk the comments back hours later.

Yellen Leaves Door Open to Tax Increase on Wealthy Americans

Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen said she would work with lawmakers to fast-track a series of tax increases on corporations and wealthy Americans as the Biden administration tries to pass spending on infrastructure and expanding the social safety net.

Democratic Control of Congress Sets Stage for More Stimulus, Higher Taxes

Democrats are set to take control of the U.S. Senate, House and presidency, paving the way for Joe Biden to bring his legislative agenda to life and reshape the American economy.

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