WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is pushing lawmakers to "move fast" on a tax overhaul.
By Jessica Yarvin
Rep. Mark Meadows said in a PBS NewsHour interview that the conservative House Freedom Caucus was working closely with House Speak Paul Ryan on a number of legislative issues.
By Lisa Desjardins
Republicans in Congress are attempting to overhaul the nation’s tax code, but it’s not an easy task. With the current tax overhaul effort in mind, it’s a good time to look at the United States’ history with taxes, especially income…
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to speak around 2 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
White House legislative director Marc Short says its principles for the tax overhaul will be released "in a matter of days, not weeks."…
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to begin speaking around 1:30 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
Trump has called for a 15 percent tax rate for corporations. The rate now ranges from 15 percent to 35 percent.
Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert says "no individual human being should worry about their immigration status unless they've committed a crime on top of coming here illegally when it comes to getting food, water and shelter."…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Josh Boak, Associated Press
But the effort is already facing political headwinds. The White House and Republican lawmakers have not finalized a plan and the push comes amid an intense September workload for Congress.
By Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week
Late last month, congressional Republicans and members of the Trump administration released a general set of principles that are guiding the tax reform effort. Here are five items of particular interest for those working in schools.
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