Must-See Moments: Did the DNC Rig the Nomination for Hillary Clinton?

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week, many of which often go underreported or misreported by the mainstream media. This week, Donna Brazile, former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman, suggested the DNC rigged Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination. And Michelle Obama criticized men this week, calling them out for being “entitled” […]

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GOP Tax Proposal Would Advance Education Choice

The GOP tax plan, released Thursday, would take the long-overdue step of allowing parents to use elementary and secondary education expenses under 529 savings plans. This could help parents across the country access more education options for their children. The plan would effectively eliminate the existing Coverdell savings account program (which allows families to save for […]

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Trump’s Economic Adviser Explains How You Benefit From Tax Reform

Kevin Hassett, chairman of President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers, visited The Heritage Foundation moments after House Republicans released their tax reform plan Thursday. The Daily Signal’s Rob Bluey spoke to Hassett about his role in the White House and initial reaction to the GOP proposal. This is an edited transcript of the interview. […]

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What You Need to Know About the GOP Tax Plan

House Republicans on Thursday unveiled their plan to update the nation’s tax code. Tax reform should simplify the current tax code, lower tax rates on individuals and businesses, and update the business tax system to make the U.S. competitive again and remove barriers to investment and job creation. A plan that does that has the […]

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24 House Republicans From Blue States Resist Pressure to Embrace Costly Tax Deduction

Twenty-four Republican lawmakers from high-tax states voted for the House budget resolution last week, despite pressure to oppose it because of the possible elimination of the state and local tax deduction in the GOP’s tax reform bill. Seven high-tax states receive more than 50 percent of the value of the deduction on federal income tax […]

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Foiled Plot in Miami Is 99th Terror Plot Against US Since 9/11

The Department of Justice charged Vicente Adolfo Solano last week with attempting to use an explosive device at a Miami mall. Solano had pledged his allegiance to ISIS. This case represents the 99th Islamist terrorism plot or attack against the U.S. homeland since 9/11.   A confidential informant with the Drug Enforcement Administration notified authorities that […]

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146 in Real Estate Industry Buck National Group by Backing GOP Tax Plan

Nearly 150 real estate professionals from 34 states Monday urged congressional Republicans to pass their tax reform package, saying it would “unleash economic growth, create jobs, and increase wages.” In a letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the 146 signers buck their industry’s trade association with support for […]

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