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The government has collected an extra $50 billion in tariffs since the start of the China trade war, according to new data

Evidence shows tariffs are paid almost entirely by American businesses and consumers. That defies Trump's assertions.
A customer enters a Block Advisors tax preparation office on April 15, 2019 in San Anselmo, California

TurboTax and other tax-prep companies made an extra $1 billion by charging 14 million Americans for services that should’ve been free

The audit suggested juicing the ad budget for a free filing program, but it's unlikely to happen soon given years of deep budget cuts in the IRS.
President Donald Trump alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

The federal deficit jumped 26% to $984 billion for fiscal 2019, its 3rd straight yearly gain under Trump

The rising deficit under Trump is fueling fears the government may have less room to act in a future economic slump.

‘We can shut down the Turkish economy if we need to’: The Trump administration just threatened harsh new sanctions on Turkey

Treasury Steven Mnuchin doubled down on a threat Trump had issued earlier in the week to punish Turkey for its military campaign in Syria.

The 2nd Trump whistleblower is an IRS official who alleges a Treasury Department political appointee tried to interfere with Trump’s tax audit

There are very few government officials who have access to the president's and vice president's tax returns.
Trump and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at a dinner in the Treasury Cash Room on Monday. This was the dinner Sir Kim Darroch was reportedly frozen out of.

The UK ambassador who called Trump ‘inept’ was reportedly disinvited from a Treasury Department dinner. The White House will have plenty m...

Sir Kim Darroch angered President Donald Trump after leaked memos revealed that he called the Trump administration "inept" and "incompetent."
President Donald Trump.

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other officials for shooting down a US drone last week.
Harriet Tubman.

A mock-up of the redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman leaked — after it was delayed by the Trump administration

The New York Times published a leaked a mock-up for the new $20 bill with Harriet Tubman Friday. The Trump administration delayed its release to 2028.

Democrats are getting ready to ramp up their fight to get Trump’s tax returns — and it could get ugly

The White House has remained stubborn and refused to turn over Trump's taxes. Now Democrats are getting angry.

Former Fox News host who backed out of a Trump administration role amid plagiarism claims is reportedly getting a job at the Treasury Department

The high-profile hire comes at the same time the Treasury is pushing back on requests from Democrats for President Trump's tax returns.