A massive overhaul of the US tax code that showers benefits on business owners and high-income earners passed out of the House of Representatives on Thursday.
There are currently 145 federal court vacancies. With 47 nominees named, including the latest unqualified judicial nominee, the Trump administration is moving quickly.
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Stephan Salisbury is cultural writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a TomDispatch regular. His most recent book is Mohamed's Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland.