Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task. Earlier Tuesday, Americans who had waited until the final day to file online got an unwelcome surprise: The agency’s website for making payments and gaining access to other key services was down due to what Treasury Secretary Steven
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump acknowledged Monday that farmers could be adversely affected by the escalating tariff dispute with China but promised to make it up to them, saying they “will be better off than they ever were.” Speaking at a Cabinet meeting, Trump addressed the Chinese threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America, a move that could hit Midwestern farmers, many of whom are strong supporters of the president.
Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers called President Donald Trump’s attacks on Amazon.com a “jihad” similar to what happened in Benito Mussolini’s Italy and other totalitarian states. While saying it’s fine to give antitrust scrutiny to a large company, Summers suggested Trump is singling out Amazon because CEO Jeff Bezos owns the Washington Post newspaper, whose coverage Trump does not like. “What is not the job of the president of the United States