Newly-minted Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a bit of a slash when she called for raising the top federal tax rate to 70 percent. It would apply, we are assured, only to the "super wealthy," and would help the government pay for a "Green New Deal."
President Trump made his case to the nation for the construction of a border barrier. Much of what the president said was not new, and some of his themes echoed statements he made as a candidate for the GOP nomination.
Who is afraid of the Knights of Columbus? Turns out a couple of Democratic senators are. And they are willing to block the nomination of a Trump federal court nominee because of that nominee's membership in the charitable organization: