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So without further ado, here’s the News you can Use for Thursday, June 22, 2017.
If you think that the shooting of Republicans in Alexandria last week was a one-time, random event… think again. Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) just shared the flood of mail he got AFTER the shooting and it shows that there are a lot of would-be assassins out there.
Speaking of – MedStar Washington Hospital Center just updated Rep. Steve Scalise’s progress and they now say that he has improved from “critical” condition to “serious.”
Blue Dog Democrats are meeting with top members of the Trump team in an effort to hammer out a compromise on tax reform. Sadly, the Congressional Black Caucus seems ready to refuse a meeting with the President, who had hoped to speak with the CBC leaders in an effort to work on their differences.
A double whammy for Democrats as we learn that April and May were two of their worst fundraising months in almost 20 years. Combined with the fact that they just wasted more on a losing Congressional race than anyone in the history of politics has every wasted… and things are starting to look glum for the Democrats.
A recent Harvard study supports other recent work that shows when minimum wage is raised by the government, it’s small businesses that suffer.
A new Harvard Business School study found that minimum wage hikes lead to closures of small businesses. “We find suggestive evidence that an increase in the minimum wage leads to an overall increase in the rate of exit,” the researchers conclude.
President Trump just met with American Technology sector leaders and apparently was able to win over some traditional foes. Apple’s Tim Coo, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and Google’s Eric Schmidt all had words of praise for the Trump administration in the aftermath of the meeting.
The Democratic Party chairman in Florida was heard saying that black lawmakers were like “children,” but he’s getting to keep his job.
The polling data in the Georgia 6th Congressional district special election may seem like it was way off… but it wasn’t.