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Islam: Myth Vs. Fact

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

Trump’s Budget Proposal: What You Need To Know

President Trump has revealed his first budget blueprint, which contains $54 billion in cuts while accommodating increased spending on defense and security. The Onion details the major elements of Trump’s proposed budget:
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Presidential Pay Hike

At a hearing on Capitol Hill last week, Congress was urged to approve a spending bill which would double the president's salary to $400,000 per year, effective January 2001. What do you think?
  • "I think it's a bad idea. We want our presidents to be motivated by a lust for power, not money."

    Maxine Banks Museum Guide
  • "What? A raise? For the president? No! Now get out of my office!"

    Ralph Payne Technical Writer
  • "The president should get raises like everyone else: a 35-cent increase after every 16-month period, depending on a good performance review."

    Bart Cordova Lab Assistant
  • "Doubling the president's salary? Sounds risky. That kind of money could corrupt a man."

    Debbie Raiford Physical Therapist
  • "If the job only pays $200,000, a lot of qualified candidates might opt to take a job that pays more money. Like, for example, owning a county-wide chain of gourmet-popcorn shops."

    Steve Coburn Systems Analyst
  • "I refuse to be president for anything less than 800 grand. Take it or leave it. It's your loss, America."

    Patrick Hilleary Groundskeeper
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