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Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill

November 10, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code. A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, planned to unveil the legislation, some of its most basic contours were set while others seemed in flux.
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Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill

November 10, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code. A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, planned to unveil the legislation, some of its most basic contours were set while others seemed in flux.
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Senate bill to unwrap with tax cuts, end to local deduction

November 9, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
The Senate version of the Republicans’ high-stakes tax overhaul is set to be unveiled with billions in tax cuts for people and corporations, repeal of the federal deduction for state and local taxes, and a likely compression of the personal income tax brackets from seven to four.
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Trump to Democrats: the tax plan is bad for me

November 8, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Trump to Democrats: the tax plan is bad for me
When Trump rang in, Cohn put him on speaker. The president said the tax bill was awful for rich people, and repeated a line he has used about his accountant telling him it's a bad bill for him. The meeting went well enough that the group plans to meet again next week.
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White House to meet with Senate Dems on tax reform

November 7, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
The White House learned a tough lesson during its failed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act — they can't rely on only Republicans to pass a bill. So while many top officials are highly skeptical that Democrats will sign onto any GOP-led tax reform bill — and especially not if they're called on to be the crucial 50th vote — the administration is trying harder than it ever did with health care.
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Donna Brazile speaks out, 8 people killed in NYC terror attack, and Jerome Powell tapped as new Fed chair

November 3, 2017
Eight people were killed and a dozen more injured after a terror attack in New York City.

Tax reform and the first indictments in the Russia probe

November 3, 2017
Taxes, terrorism, and the widening Russia probe.
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