The Trump administration is confident an overhaul of US tax law will be finished by year-end, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says. "Whether health care gets done or doesn't get done, we're going to get tax reform done," he said.
President Donald Trump needs to open up his tax records, according to 61% of the participants in this week's poll. Of those taking a position, only 15% said the data should be made public. A national Bloomberg poll shows Americans largely split on the issue. New poll Monday.
US officials are preparing to press formal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for his website's release of classified documents. Assange's lawyer, Barry Pollack, said the Justice Department has not yet informed Assange of any charges, and that he believes the site should be under the same First Amendment protection as any other news outlet.
As President Donald Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office, he congratulated his administration on the work they had accomplished, saying that no other administration had done more during their first 90 days. However, both Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama passed legislation to end an economic crisis during their first days in office, while Trump's infrastructure and tax overhaul plans have yet to reach Congress.
After a two-way tie in which both candidates received 11 votes, a coin toss decided the results of the Colp, Ill., mayoral election. Candidate Tammy O'Daniell-Howell beat out her opponent, Bryan Riekena, when she called heads during the official quarter toss on Thursday.