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2020-08-09 Government
Trump signs executive orders on unemployment, payroll tax, evictions
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Posted by Fred 2020-08-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6495 views ]  Top

#1 Guess what, most networks failed to report this. Historic activity. This man is a machine. Democrats and media will have to order more adult diapers for their faces and hind parts.
Posted by Dale 2020-08-09 07:03||   2020-08-09 07:03|| Front Page Top

#2 I'm not a fan of the payroll tax deferral; that means a delay in payment and nothing more.
Posted by Raj 2020-08-09 08:48||   2020-08-09 08:48|| Front Page Top

#3 I can dig The Donald sticking it to the Dems, but what good is a deferral with millions unemployed? Getting rid of the tax once and for all anyway.
Posted by Clem 2020-08-09 08:57||   2020-08-09 08:57|| Front Page Top

#4 #2 Deferral now, forgiveness in Nov - if the right people win the election?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-08-09 09:01||   2020-08-09 09:01|| Front Page Top

#5 #3 It encourages people to find work?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-08-09 09:04||   2020-08-09 09:04|| Front Page Top

#6 It’s a 10-22% raise for workers. It puts cash in the hand of the voter, not a politician.
I expect either party will have the spine to not forgive the tax.
I cut my own payroll. My staff will see the money 8/15. With a note explaining the origin and terms of the cut. I feel sure they will spend the money wisely.
Posted by  jvalentour 2020-08-09 09:56||   2020-08-09 09:56|| Front Page Top

#7 the downside here is that much of this all is almost certainly unconstitutional (the eviction moratorium is certainly legal, however)

interesting follow up

1. who has standing to challenge this in court

2. will they do it

3. if they do, how soon will court act
Posted by lord garth 2020-08-09 10:18||   2020-08-09 10:18|| Front Page Top

#8 /\ "...almost certainly unconstitutional..."

Agree 100%.

But...

Posted by Clem 2020-08-09 10:20||   2020-08-09 10:20|| Front Page Top

#9 Trump moved forward when he reviewed his legal options with appropriate staff. He doesn't move haphazardly. This is well thought out. The Democrats are totally outclassed. Now what is next. Believe me he is rolling on.
Posted by Dale 2020-08-09 10:38||   2020-08-09 10:38|| Front Page Top

#10 So what will the Democrats do, impeach, sue. They have lost already.
Posted by Dale 2020-08-09 10:40||   2020-08-09 10:40|| Front Page Top

#11 What will the Democrats do? Probably go on to another concocted 'crisis'. Time for the MSM to get their story straight.
Posted by Clem 2020-08-09 11:09||   2020-08-09 11:09|| Front Page Top

#12 It does look like Trump can cancel this deferred tax (Twitchy link). Covering all the bases - nice...
Posted by Raj 2020-08-09 11:10||   2020-08-09 11:10|| Front Page Top

#13 Chucky and Nancy were squealing like stuck pigs this morning on the MSM.

They must be really worried.

'Flak gets heaviest right over the target'
Posted by Mullah Richard 2020-08-09 11:46||   2020-08-09 11:46|| Front Page Top

#14 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted the four executive orders signed by President Trump for financial relief because of the coronavirus pandemic as “unconstitutional slop.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted the four executive orders signed by President Trump for financial relief because of the coronavirus pandemic as “unconstitutional slop.”

Also see 26U.S.Code 7508A

I am very impressed, Madam Speaker! With Trump, that is.

Law passed in 1997, Pres. Clinton, with a (R) congress, Speaker Newt Gingrich. [giggle]
Posted by Bobby 2020-08-09 14:54||   2020-08-09 14:54|| Front Page Top

#15 Schumer didn't like it either
Posted by Bobby 2020-08-09 15:19||   2020-08-09 15:19|| Front Page Top

#16 Mz.P had no problem with the Constitution and the Dream Act writ by Obama. It's all about power.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-08-09 15:32||   2020-08-09 15:32|| Front Page Top

#17 Don't like it? Impeach the m.f.! Again. And get your collective a$$ handed to you. Again.
Posted by gorb 2020-08-09 15:57||   2020-08-09 15:57|| Front Page Top

#18 And I love watching Nancy and her sidekick Schumer stomp their little feet.
Posted by gorb 2020-08-09 15:59||   2020-08-09 15:59|| Front Page Top

#19 Great brief, bobby.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-08-09 16:33||   2020-08-09 16:33|| Front Page Top

#20 Now. Abolish the IRS.
Posted by Vespasian Ebbereng3110 2020-08-09 20:32||   2020-08-09 20:32|| Front Page Top

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