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"Everybody thinks that veterans get health care for life, but they don't. They only get health care if their injury or illness can be tied to their service," Jon Stewart says about legislation that would help veterans affected by toxic burn pits.

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In a tour de force of hard won reporting, the New York Times has put numerical clothing on what we’ve known about President Trump for years: He’s a haphazard businessman, human billboard and serial bankruptcy artist

The revelations that President Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters.

But @TimOBrien  wants us to focus on what the tax returns reveal about Trump as president. Because of his: ✅Indebtedness ✅Reliance on overseas income ✅Refusal to distance himself from his business Trump represents a profound national security threat

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I don’t understand the “this will not matter” talk among the chattering classes. Nobody has a crystal ball. Who knows? But one way of ensuring nothing matters is giving up having values to defend. Cynicism isn’t a sign of depth or savvy, it’s resignation masquerading as politics.

Tax bombshell reveals Trump's image is a sham | Analysis by @StCollinson 

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Mike Pompeo to protest against Vatican's deal with China during visit

When comparing Trump’s tax payments to an American household earning about $75,000 in 2016, the difference is even more stark: Those folks paid about $14,000 in federal income taxes — a lot more than $750

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Trump’s history of avoiding tax payments – often paying nothing – should also alarm his supporters. Trump’s tax cut largely benefitted the most affluent Americans and the largest corporations. Now we learn that he has rarely paid taxes in recent years

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The Supreme Court of Spain upheld a ruling barring the separatist leader of Catalonia from public office, a decision that could renew tensions in the restive northeastern region.

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