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Tuesday December 1st, 2020 evening edition

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"Millionaire tax dodgers like Donald Trump get away with paying little to no federal income tax in part because IRS funding has dropped over 20% since 2010," Chu tweeted Monday, referring to recent New York Times reporting showing that Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017.

As Americans’ trust in the IRS plummets, @RepJudyChu and I are leading 25 House members calling on congressional leadership to increase IRS funding to after rich tax cheats. — Bill Pascrell, Jr. (@BillPascrell) November 30, 2020.

"Enforcement activity for many high-income nonfilers," the CBO found, "has been reduced to a series of notices.".

"The IRS has acknowledged that's true," ProPublica noted, "but professes it can't change anything unless it is given more money.".

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"The IRS should not continue an enforcement program focused on low-income taxpayers, singling out Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) recipients, just because it is cheaper and easier.".

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Germany bans far-right, pro-Nazi group; Police raid homes

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Police have raided homes in three German states after the German government banned a far-right group, the interior ministry said.

FILE -- In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 photo German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer addresses the media during a press conference in Berlin, Germany. »

Nintendo Support: Nintendo Switch System Updates and Change History

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Nintendo constantly aims to improve the functionality of its systems and services in order to provide the easiest, most user-friendly experience possible.

As a part of these efforts, we are making Nintendo Switch system updates available for download via the Internet.

In most situations, the Nintendo Switch will automatically download the most recent system update while it is connected online. »

Trump Attacks GOP Governors, Retweets 'Why Bother Voting for Republicans'

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A day earlier, Trump told Fox News he was “ashamed” he’d endorsed Kemp in his 2018 GOP primary for governor.

Trump later retweeted a comment that said, "why bother voting for Republicans if what you get is Ducey and Kemp?".

Some GOP voters could be dissuaded from voting again if they accept Trump’s claims that the system is hopelessly corrupted. »