Enough said. Elections coming. 1932 and 2018. What is the
Administration: It is hard to grade the Administration but of the multiple missteps, the erratic behavior of Mr. Trump and the self-inflected political blunders. In certain, the Administration is making needed progress in certain areas but has failed or make progress on any major legislative initiative. The entire Russian-Comey-battle royal with the press-fill in the blank scandal could have been fill in the blank could have been avoided with a bit of common sense and political foresight. Mr Trump needs to stop being so sensitive and feling slighted at every move and get off the stupid twitter. Grade: Down to D plus.
Senate: Republicans are in the drivers seat have failed to move the needle on almost everything except The Gorsch nomination. Where are the votes on tax reform, health care, spending, Rolling back Obama regulation has been a plus but not enough.back seat. Venom and obstruction from the liberals is not productive for the country The country expect action, not excuses. Grade: Grade C
House: The House has moved somethings along, including the roll back of regulations. Did at least vote on health care, even though a bit awkward. regulation Tax Bill passage is a must. Remaining Grade : Grade B
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Mr. Nutter was previously Tax Counsel to the US Senate Finance Committee and has been involved in several US presidential campaigns.
He has been in private law practice and worked in the former Soviet Union, Europe and Africa for 15 years on private investment and government projects.
He holds a Master of Laws (taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Arizona College of Law. He has been published in numerous tax journals and magazines.
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