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Trump's top aides will skip Asia for tax push

November 1, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
As President Trump prepares to travel to Asia later this week, he has ordered many of his top officials to stay back and campaign for tax reform around America:
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Honeymoon phase ending for GOP tax plan

October 30, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
House Republicans in charge of tax reform face a hellish few days before they finally release their bill on Wednesday.
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4 Big Stories To Watch This Week, From Taxes To The Russia Investigations To Niger

October 30, 2017
Susan Davis | NPR
This week will be one of the most consequential moments to date for President Trump and congressional Republicans, who are set to unveil the most sweeping tax overhaul since the Reagan era.
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On taxes, Trump is an eager salesman — but the policy action is on Capitol Hill

October 28, 2017
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker, Damian Paletta | The Washington Post
President Trump is cajoling Republican senators on the golf course. He is taking Democratic senators for rides on Air Force One. He is calling up fierce critics such as Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to find common cause. He is deploying his daughter and adviser, Ivanka, to pitch activists and swing suburban voters. And he is using his megaphone, Twitter, to boast about it all.

The battle for control of the Republican Party

October 27, 2017
Is the party of Lincoln becoming the party of Trump?
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Tax plans ignite GOP infighting

October 27, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Building consensus won’t be easy. Conservatives, some so angered by the $1.5 trillion the GOP tax proposal will add to the deficit that they launched a last-minute push to defeat the budget bill, will push for cost savings. Lawmakers from high-tax states including California, New Jersey and New York blasted talk of paying for the cuts by eliminating state and local tax, or SALT, deductions.
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Trump’s Fed chair choice largely down to Powell or Taylor

October 26, 2017
Robert Costa, Damian Paletta | The Washington Post
These two men could have much different approaches to running the U.S. central bank, which sets the direction for interest rates and also plays a lead role in financial regulation.
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