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President Trump wants lawmakers to 'move fast' on taxes

13 September 2017

Trump hinted that this deal would be a precursor to other deals, on the young immigrants DACA program or, more importantly, tax reform.

Toomey said nothing has been drafted yet, but "we're hoping to pass a budget resolution in one or both houses of Congress".

After almost eight months of enjoying majorities in both the House and the Senate and maintaining the White House, Republicans have failed to pass most of the key legislative agenda items that they and President Donald Trump campaigned on in 2016. The enormous cost of making the expensing change could make it very hard to also reduce the tax rate without adding large amounts of money to the federal debt. Centerpiece of the Republican initiative is a simpler tax system with fewer rates. "We did a face plant on that exact logic", Brat said.

A Democratic senator says President Donald Trump stressed to a group of senators at the White House that his tax overhaul wouldn't mean tax cuts for the rich. "I'm looking forward to talking to President Trump again about my ideas and ways we can work together on this issue".

Mitch McConnell is feeling the sting from being blindsided by the President's abrupt short-term debt limit deal with congressional Democrats.

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"I'm hopeful, but there's no white smoke", Malloy said following a meeting in his office with Democratic legislative leaders.

Democrat Joe Manchin, one of the senators who met with Trump on Tuesday, told CBS News that Trump was "very aggressive" on the need for a bipartisan plan. "So he's going to cut deals if he has to to move the ball down the field", Ingraham said. I've got 10 grandchildren.

Voting to increase the debt ceiling without new constraints on spending will make 62% of voters less likely to vote to re-elect a Member of Congress.

"The likelihood of passing sweeping corporate reform has diminished", Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Wealth Management, said in a research note.

President Trump has another meeting with democrats and republicans set for this afternoon.

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It's unclear how tax reform would directly impact clean up efforts, but Trump has repeatedly said that tax cuts will lead to greater economic growth which could theoretically boost the long-term recovery.

The three are also up for re-election next year.

Six U.S. senators, including Sen.

We think once you review the poll you will agree that the only winning agenda for Republicans in 2018 is the agenda Trump ran on in 2016, and that the Republican Party's weak and feckless Capitol Hill leaders have so far failed to pass. All three are members of the Senate Finance Committee, which Hatch presides over as chairman.

"No more platitudes. Let's see some meat on the bone", Kennedy said. You can get into rosy scenarios and dynamic scoring, but you need to find some offsetting dollars somewhere.

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"Things are moving and they're moving fast", Malloy said.

President Trump wants lawmakers to 'move fast' on taxes