Democrats say they have 200 votes in the House to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $15. But a new study from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says that in addition to lifting 1.3 million households above the official poverty line, raising the minimum wage would kill up to 3.7 million jobs. Even if you think low-paid workers should make more, is there a better way to do it than with the long-arm of the federal government?
The Washington Post floods the zone, fact-checking President Trump’s cheeseburger-palooza to celebrate the Clemson Tigers national championship. Stephen Green leads Scott Ott and Bill Whittle to analyze the analysis. More at https://billwhittlecom.wpengine.com
Roy Moore has a tough road ahead and Alabama voters face a tough decision in next month’s Senate election.