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West Wing Reads for 9/8/17

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Each day we round up the best stories the West Wing is reading and share them with you.

West Wing Reads

"Tax cut would bring long-awaited hope and change"

- Alfredo Ortiz in Fox News

In Fox News, Alfredo Ortiz writes the GOP’s last great hope to save their first year agenda is to pass middle class and small business tax cuts. He supports his claim by citing recent Gallup polling, which shows “significant” middle class tax cuts are supported by a majority of Americans. Mr. Ortiz writes a tax cut “is the most direct way to boost wages,” and provide middle class families relief, in that a tax cut would improve wages by providing small business employers the funds to provide a pay raise. He writes: “Whether your politics are left, right, or center, this is something we can all agree on: More money in more Americans’ pockets is a good thing for everyone.”
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In California’s Orange County Register, contributor Joel Fox writes that “cutting taxes for large and small businesses to 15 percent, as President Donald Trump wants to do, puts more resources in the hands of business leaders and entrepreneurs to expand business and create jobs."

In immigration news, at American Greatness, contributor Spencer Morrison calls the President’s decision to end DACA “a big win” for “American workers and the rule of law." And in The Hill, former House Judiciary Committee staffer and immigration lawyer Nolan Rappaport writes that President Trump ended DACA in the most humane way possible, saying that the President’s decision now places the onus on Congress to deal with this issue.

In regards to judicial nominations, in National Review, contributor Shannen Coffin writes that the President has kept his promise by nominating conservatives to federal judgeships, calling the recent nomination of White House Deputy Counsel Greg Katsas to the D.C. Court of Appeals a “Trump home run.”