Joshua Mercer

December 27, 2017

LOOP: Trump to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan in 2018

2018 AGENDA  The Trump administration is planning to unveil a $1 trillion infrastructure plan at the top of their agenda for 2018. The roughly 70-page infrastructure
December 22, 2017

LOOP: UN condemns USA for moving embassy to Jerusalem

EDITOR’S NOTE  We will be celebrating the Nativity of Our Lord with our families, so there will be no Loop on December 26. From all of
December 21, 2017

LOOP: Corporations announce employee bonuses after tax bill passes

TAX BILL PASSES  President Trump and Congressional Republicans celebrate passage of the tax bill at the White House. The tax cut bill also allows for drilling
December 20, 2017

LOOP: Senate passes tax cut bill

TAX BILL  The Senate passed the tax bill 51-48. A few tweaks had to be made to the final bill, so the House will have to
December 19, 2017

LOOP: Trump outlines ‘America First’ foreign policy

‘AMERICA FIRST’  President Trump announced a new national security strategy based on “principled realism.” The policy is based on four pillars: Protecting the homeland, promoting American prosperity,
December 18, 2017

LOOP: Judge stops Trump’s religious liberty order

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY  This is why judges matter. Remember when President Trump granted a moral and religious exemption for the HHS contraception mandate? Well, a federal judge
December 15, 2017

LOOP: Senate confirms record number of judges

RECORD NUMBER OF JUDGES   The Senate confirmed James Ho for the 5th Circuit, marking the 19th federal judge confirmed during Trump’s time in office — a
December 14, 2017

LOOP: Child tax credit to get another boost in final bill

TAX BILL  House and Senate negotiators have reached final agreements on most elements of the tax bill. And it looks like the Child Tax Credit will
December 13, 2017

LOOP: Democrat wins Senate seat in Alabama

ALABAMA SENATE  Democrat Doug Jones stuns the political world by winning the special election in Alabama, handing the Democrats a major victory in the deeply Republican