"When congressional Republicans joined President Trump for a tax bill celebration at the White House just before Christmas, a triumphant Mitch McConnell began ticking off the president’s first-year accomplishments."
"The Trump administration’s regulatory rollback has ignited business and consumer optimism, driving economic growth at pace few anticipated. Having passed tax reform, Republicans are looking to pick up the pace by further encouraging businesses investment, cutting taxes for working and middle-class families, and eliminating the perverse incentives that drive our businesses, jobs and dollars to other nations."
"Associated Bank said Thursday it will boost its minimum hourly wage to $15 and pay workers a $500 bonus when the recently passed federal tax reform is signed, making it the first major Wisconsin firm to announce it is joining the list of companies saying their employees will directly benefit from the legislation."
"The Trump administration’s torrid pace of cutting Obama-era regulations will continue into 2018 at a pace higher than President Trump promised on the campaign trail and in his executive order calling for two old rules to be killed for every new one proposed."
"Attorney General Jeff Sessions is launching a review of a law enforcement initiative called Project Cassandra after an investigative report was published this week claiming the Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track."
"President Trump made an unannounced visit to firefighters in West Palm Beach on Wednesday to thank them for their service. Speaking to about four dozen members of the West Palm Beach Fire and Rescue, Trump said under his administration, local law enforcement agencies are getting military-grade equipment back."