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If the rewrite of the tax code were headed the right direction, corporate lobbyists would be whining that their private breaks are getting squeezed too hard, and economists would be cheering because the trashing of those preferences is paying for lower overall rates that could fuel new growth. Neither thing is happening.
Part of the strategy appears designed to avoid saying something that could be contradicted by others, but there’s also an underlying sense that voters cannot pay attention to one thing for that long in the nonstop news era of President Trump.
The embattled Alabama Senate candidate’s campaign claimed to have found documents exposing problems with Leigh Corfman’s story, but the evidence did not contradict what she has told The Post.
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In a statement, the congressman from Texas said: "While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women. Each was consensual. Those relationships have ended. I am sorry I did not use better judgment during those days. I am sorry that I let my constituents down."
Fact Checker
At least 13 women have accused the president of sexual misconduct. Many of the accusations surfaced after the release of a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape of Trump speaking graphically about kissing and groping women uninvited. Here’s the complete list, with their evidence.
The physician, who previously defended the assaults as pain therapy, faces at least 25 years in prison.
He topped the charts, sold out Madison Square Garden, posed naked for Rolling Stone, and had girls running screaming through the streets for him. Now it feels like alternate history.
The boycott comes after allegations that a professor in the brain and cognitive science department preyed on female students.
The president and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players detained on shoplifting charges in China have been feuding on Twitter for days.
The agency said it will revisit regulations determining how many TV stations a single company can own, which may lead to more consolidation in broadcast media, analysts say.
(Adriana Usero,Kate Woodsome/The Washington Post)
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