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By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 16, more details emerge about the Republican tax bill as it nears a final vote next week, and how the lack of electricity in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is impacting life on the…
On Friday, the GOP released the final details of their new tax plan, which will overhaul America’s tax code for the first time in decades. While standard deduction has nearly doubled, corporate taxes have been slashed from 35 percent to…
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax bill as a good deal for the middle class while claiming it could lead to explosive economic growth.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Republicans hope that passing the bill will overshadow their embarrassing failure to repeal President Barack Obama’s health law.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week.
By Marcy Gordon and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul.
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the corporate rate to a level slightly higher than what businesses and…
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans’ massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., holds his weekly press briefing Tuesday at 10 a.m. EST, where he is expected to provide an update on the tax bill.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has suggested that he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the…
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