The Republican Party used to pride itself as the party of ideas. But the tax plan is a fiscally irresponsible, distributionally unfair, loophole-ridden mistake.
By Jeffrey Frankel
President Donald Trump has invoked the experience of the Reagan Administration's tax reforms to promote the current Republican tax reform proposals. But the two huge tax bills during the Reagan years differed in almost every respect.
The Republican tax plans include numerous provisions that have little to do with changing the tax code or cutting rates.
By PBS NewsHour
Senate Republicans are running back to the drawing board on their tax overhaul after the Senate parliamentarian ruled that a deficit trigger wouldn’t pass muster. That followed a day of meaty, substantive debate on the matter, during which Republicans seemed…
By Joshua Barajas
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a briefing at 3 p.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
By Marcy Gordon and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Senate Republicans on Thursday pushed ahead on a sweeping revamp of the nation's tax code, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressing confidence of final passage by week's end and a key Republican getting on board.
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The Senate passed a procedural vote to debate the tax bill on Wednesday. The Senate could start voting on amendments as early as Thursday evening. Watch the Senate resume debate over the bill here.
Republicans are working overtime to push their version of a tax reform bill toward final passage. Democrats may be unanimously opposed, but efforts to craft compromises among Republican ranks appears to be paying off. Lisa Desjardins reports.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Facing a critical Senate vote on his tax overhaul, President Donald Trump is instead putting the spotlight on a volatile collection of extraneous topics -- anti-Muslim videos, Pocahontas, NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, among other disputes.
By PBS NewsHour
Republicans need at least some Democratic votes to pass a government funding bill by next week's deadline, but a morning tweet by President Trump prompted the Senate and House minority leaders to refuse a White House meeting. Meanwhile, the GOP…
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