Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

Congress not sure where President Trump goes next on DACA, immigration

7:40 pm Sep. 14, 2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday left members of both political parties unsure of his next move on immigration policy, as he repeatedly defended his latest talks with senior Democrats, but left open the question of whether a deal could be reached about the fate of illegal immigrant “Dreamers” in the United States, leaving some Republicans in Congress wary and unsettled about Mr. Trump’s plans.

“Typically, a President of our party would

Heading to Florida, Trump urges tax reform in wake of major hurricane strikes

1:00 am Sep. 14, 2017

Before going to Florida to see some of the damage from Hurricane Irma, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the case for Congress approving tax reform was even stronger now, as a way to generate new economic growth after two major hurricanes struck the United States in recent weeks, causing billions of dollars in losses.

“They were very big and very powerful,” Mr. Trump said of Hurricane Irma and Harvey,

On tax reform, President Trump says he’s open to higher taxes on the wealthy

2:33 pm Sep. 13, 2017

As GOP leaders in Congress announced they would release an outline of Republican tax reform plans later this month, President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would prefer a tax plan that leaves the tax burden on the wealthiest Americans unchanged, but didn’t rule out the chance of a tax increase on those who make the most money.

“I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are,” Mr. Trump

Republicans to release tax reform “outline” the week of September 25

9:51 am Sep. 13, 2017

Republicans in the Congress said Wednesday that they would take another small step forward later this month on the issue of tax reform legislation, as Speaker Paul Ryan promised to release an “outline” of GOP tax plans, setting the stage for committees in the House and Senate to then produce a bill, in what would be the first major tax changes since President Ronald Reagan joined with Congress to pass

Trump reaches out to Democrats on tax reform, DACA and more

7:11 pm Sep. 12, 2017

After a surprise deal last week with Democratic leaders in Congress on a disaster relief bill for victims of Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump is continuing to woo Democrats on other issues, having dinner with several Senators on tax reform, as a top White House official publicly signaled on Tuesday that the President may accept a bill to legalize immigrant “Dreamers” without tying it to his campaign vow to build

President Trump honors 9/11 victims, pledges aid to those hit by Irma

9:25 am Sep. 11, 2017

After leading a moment of silence at the White House to mark the first attack of Nine Eleven, President Donald Trump honored the victims of that day in a ceremony at the Pentagon, vowing to safeguard the U.S. homeland from further terrorist strikes, saying American ‘cannot be intimidated.’

“Those who try will soon join the long list of vanquished enemies who dared to test our mettle,” Mr. Trump said on a