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House To Vote On Harvey Aid Bill Wednesday, Senate To Combine With Debt Limit Extension

Appending to an earlier announcement by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to whom the House would not add Harvey disaster funds to any debt ceiling bill, Dow Jones reports that Republican lawmakers are set to vote on the Harvey aid bill on Wednesday, and instead of raising the debt ceiling, they - or rather the Senate - will suspend it, likely kicking the can until some time in December when the whole farce would repeat itself again, although the exact length of the extension remains under discussion.

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House To Vote On Harvey Aid Bill Wednesday, Senate To Combine With Debt Limit Extension

Appending to an earlier announcement by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to whom the House would not add Harvey disaster funds to any debt ceiling bill, Dow Jones reports that Republican lawmakers are set to vote on the Harvey aid bill on Wednesday, and instead of raising the debt ceiling, they - or rather the Senate - will suspend it, likely kicking the can until some time in December when the whole farce would repeat itself again, although the exact length of the extension remains under discussion.

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GOP Leadership To Health-Care Holdouts: "Do You Really Want To Be Remembered For Saving Obamacare?"

With Chuck Todd reporting that as many as eight Republican Senators are leaning toward voting against Trumpcare, the Republicans’ Senate leadership faces a difficult road if it intends to accomplish its ambitious goal of sending the bill to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the week.

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The Honeymoon Is Over: Goldman Slams Trump's Economic Plan, No Longer Expects A Border Tax

Less than a week after Bridgewater's Ray Dalio flip-flopped in his support of Donald Trump, going from vocally praising the billionaire's vision for the US, to becoming "increasingly concerned about the emerging policies of the Trump administration" because "there is significant risk that his populist policies could hurt the world economy (and worse)," it was Goldman's turn to dramatically sour on Trump's economic policies, and as the bank's chief economist, who previously just like Dalio was ecstatic about the economic growth prospects under President Trump, warned in a Friday night note that "one month into the year, the balance of risks is somewhat less positive in our view." 

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