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Mnuchin: No Tax Cut for the Wealthy

Top earners will not see their tax bill fall under the tax plan being worked out by Trump administration and lawmakers, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Tuesday.

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Controversial EB-5 Visa Gets Extension

A controversial visa program, known as the EB-5, which allows wealthy foreign nationals to promise significant domestic investments in trade for Green Cards has been extended in the latest spending bill.

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at Lehman College in the Bronx borough of New York, Monday, May 4, 2015. Obama announced the creation of an independent nonprofit organization that is a spin off his "My Brother's Keeper" program, which works to give young men of color more opportunities …

Obama: Wealthy Ignore Poverty By Sending Kids To Private Schools

“Kids start going to private schools, kids start working out at private clubs instead of the public parks, an anti-government ideology then disinvests from those common goods and those things that draw us together,” President Obama said at Georgetown University. His daughters attend Sidwell Friends, an expensive private school.

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Warren’s Wealth Hypocrisy on Display

The hypocrisy of Elizabeth Warren is becoming more and more a matter of record. The same woman who said of the hate-the-rich Occupy Wall Street movement, “I created much of the intellectual foundation for what they do. I support what they do,” is not only wealthy beyond the dreams of most Americans but is part of the very 1% that the Occupy Movement venomously vilifies.