Gary Cohn to Resign as Trump Adviser After Dispute Over Tariffs

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Gary Cohn is resigning as President Wilbur Ross, who had recommended the tariffs to the president, privately argued over the issue just hours before it was announced. The tariffs appeared to mark a tipping point for Cohn, 57, a registered Democrat who made clear that he saw his job in the administration to be an […]

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Trump’s Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet

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President Donald Trump dealt his biggest blow to the renewable energy industry yet. On Monday, Trump approved duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made outside the U.S., a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply.  The tariffs are […]

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Should the Upper Middle Class Take the Biggest Tax Hit?

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Humans learn the concept of fairness at a very young age. After all, it doesn’t take long for a child to start whining about a sibling who gets an extra serving of ice cream. As the Republican-controlled Congress tries to push through tax reform this year, one group of Americans may similarly question why it’s coming up a scoop […]

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