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Donald Trump to Suspend Payroll Tax Until End of 2020

President Trump said Friday he would defer the payroll tax until the end of the year, using an executive order. The tax would continue to be deferred until the end of 2020, the president said, and would likely be retroactive from July 1. He said that by the end of 2020 the payroll tax break…

Black Helicopters and Gold

Submitted by Steve Brown… “Where the people fear the government, you have tyranny; where the government fears the people, you have liberty.” — John Basil Barnhill, 1914 ‘Debate on Socialism’, Ripsaw One year ago my article Trump’s Limited Hangout…Populism Derailed described candidate Trump as the perfect foil for powerful special interests hoping to leverage America’s…

Trump Raises $20 Million from 300,000 Donors in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. “This is a great day for the president and for the country showing the robust enthusiasm for President Donald Trump,” Kimberly Guilfoyle, the national chair of the Trump…

U.S. Faces Meat Shortages as Pork, Other Protein Exports to China Soar

NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images The coronavirus outbreak has impacted the U.S. food supply chain, including the disease infecting workers at meat processing plants, causing operations to shut down and resulting in slaughtering of livestock that can’t be processed and shipped to retailers. Some restaurant chains are also facing shortages, including Wendy’s, which announced it had run…

Community Banks Lead Effort to Steer More than $4 Billion to Small Businesses in...

Hundreds of community banks across America are bypassing big banks on Wall Street to fuel the economic rescue of the nation’s economy, steering more than $4 billion in loans to small businesses across the country. A senior Treasury Department official confirmed to Breitbart News on Friday afternoon that more than $4 billion has been given…

Senate Releases $2 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The Senate released the text for the $2 trillion coronavirus package Wednesday evening that would provide immediate economic relief to small businesses and Americans. The Senate will likely vote on the $2 trillion coronavirus package on Wednesday night after the chamber votes on an amendment offered by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE). The amendment would bar…

U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Lucrative Metal Industries and Chinese Partner

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday announced new sanctions against Iran targeting its billion-dollar metals industry, including the largest manufacturers of steel, aluminum, copper, and iron in the country. The new sanctions also named several senior regime officials involved with Tuesday’s missile attack on Iraqi bases. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said: The United States is…

Iran Blocks Mobile Internet Access to Prepare for Another Crackdown on Protesters

International groups that monitor Internet blockades said on Wednesday mobile Internet access is going down across several provinces in Iran, most likely paving the way for another bloody crackdown on protesters. Reuters saw all the signs of a fresh crackdown in response to calls on social media for another round of protests, including state media…

Donald Trump Has ‘Cordial’ Meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

President Donald Trump on Monday confirmed he met Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at the White House to discuss monetary policy. “Just finished a very good & cordial meeting at the White House with Jay Powell of the Federal Reserve,” Trump wrote on Twitter. The meeting was first disclosed by Powell in a press statement, revealing…

Treasury Secretary Says US Can Exert ‘Maximum Pressure’ On Turkey ‘At A Moment’s Notice’

October 13, 2019 2:22 PM ET Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that the United States is prepared to exert “maximum pressure” on Turkey “at a moment’s notice.” Mnuchin was commenting on the increasingly chaotic situation in Syria since Turkey sent in its armed forces last week and began attacking Kurdish forces. The secretary told “This Week…

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