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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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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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Corker renews Trump criticism (full interview)

October 24, 2017
Reignited tensions this morning between President Donald Trump and retiring Tennessee Senator Bob Corker ahead of a high profile Senate meeting over the GOP's tax reform effort.
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Trump pledges ‘NO change to your 401(k)’ in his tax cut plan

October 23, 2017
Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
President Trump vowed on Monday that his tax cut plan would not include any changes to tax-deferred retirement accounts such as 401(k)s, following reports last week that House Republicans were weighing a sharp reduction in the amount of income American workers could save through such programs.
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Trump heads to Hill to sell his tax plan

October 23, 2017
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill this week to bring the party together on tax reform.
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Senate budget bill paves the path to tax reform

October 20, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
The Senate budget passed by a slim margin but it was enough to advance the GOP agenda on tax reform.
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