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"We're focused on regulatory relief and we're focused on just a whole lot of changes to make the middle-class tax cuts and to make business competitive", Mnuchin said, adding that the goal is to get back to a 3 percent or higher GDP.
But for the time being, at least, the Trump budget plan that the president will outline during his first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night will leave untouched entitlement programs that constitute the major drivers of the nation's mounting debt.
Many recent deportees and other potential immigrants along the Mexican border to the United States are having second thoughts about whether or not to attempt an illegal crossing, the Los Angeles Times reports.
He said: "We are not touching those now". "So don't expect to see that as part of this budget".
Trump insisted Monday morning that tax reform is not an option until the White House and Congress can push through a plan to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. On the business side, Trump wants to "create a level playing field for US companies to be able to compete in the world". "We are very focused on other aspects and that's what's very important to us".
"The American economy has been too slow for too long and we're going to start with tax reform". "And we're doing it under lightning-fast proposals". "So although there may be an absolute lower rate, that doesn't necessarily mean it's a corresponding drop in revenues".
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Friday promised that Iraqi forces would do all they could to keep civilians safe. As they pushed deeper from the outer edges of the city into more densely populated areas, resistance appeared to stiffen.
She added to "Entertainment Tonight": "My oldest, 16, is not the man of the house [because] you have to have your own dreams. So, let the record show that while Oak may be an idiot - a description he's told me is apt - he is not a loser.
The Department of Homeland Security has not denied the existence of the memos but has not provided further details. Immigrant advocate and attorney Patrick Young says the new deportation guidelines are frightening and unnecessary.
One of the Celtics' biggest foes for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference was dealt a giant blow on Monday. The Raptors have averaged 113.2 points with Lowry on the floor this season, compared to 105.1 without him.
She was showing the signs: pacing, "star gazing", waxing of the teats, irritability, anxiety, according to zoo owner Jordan Patch. The baby is expected to be born sometime in the next few days. "April the giraffe is expecting a calf".
Unlike the latter however, the former only has the limited functionality of taking photos and recording 10-second video clips. There are three colors available - Coral, Black, and Teal, and each unit comes with a charging case and cable.
I scored twice and we played well. "(Ibrahimovic) made it look easy but the finish, when you're in the situation, is hard to take. The Manchester United striker has missed the last three games, including Sunday' s 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers .
Court records indicate Maharan was trying to have Khan evicted from the property over unpaid rent dating back nine months. When officers arrived, they found 44-year-old Zakir Khan with multiple stab wounds, according to the NYPD .
More recently LG reminded us that its choice of screen and construction has created a big screen device that fits your hand. The LG G6 will also let users combine multiple square photographs and set them as a Collage Wallpaper on the lock screen.
Kim Jong-Nam Was Murdered Using A Nerve Agent
Malaysian police say two women are believed to have attacked Kim Jong Nam , using their bare hands to wipe his face with a liquid. He died en route the hospital. "We strongly believe it is a planned thing and that they have been trained to do that".
Tigers play with drone like giant cat toy
They seem relaxed enough until a small quadcopter drone appears, catching their attention. One is seen enthusiastically chewing on it in an attempt to get to the "meat".
First lady turned first vice president
She heads the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan's largest non-governmental organization. She and her husband have two adult daughters and a student son.
How this flu season stacks up to past seasons: 5 key metrics
"Influenza vaccines are effective at reducing the risk of a person getting the flu and having to go to the doctor by about half". Children under age 5, adults 65 and older, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions are most at risk.
Shooting reported at Houston hospital
After initial reports, hundreds of staff, patients and family members were evacuated from the hospital. This is the second shooting inside Ben Taub Hospital in less than one year, Fox26 Houston reported .
Riders talking with ex-NFL QB Vince Young
Chosen as the third-overall pick in the 2006 draft by Tennessee, Young had his moments under center for the Titans. In January Young pleaded no contest to a 2016 drunk driving arrest and was sentenced to 18 months probation.