GOP leaders briefed rank-and-file lawmakers on the proposal Thursday morning ahead of a formal rollout and a show of unity event at the White House with President Donald Trump.
By Kimberly Clausing
If one goal of tax reform is to raise worker incomes, there are much more direct ways to go about doing so, writes Reed College economist Kimberly Clausing.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake’s denunciation of the Trump presidency and his decision to not seek re-election, the impact President Trump…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's top economist is doubling down on claims that corporate tax cuts would spark rapid economic growth and boost incomes.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the House of Representatives narrowly passed a Republican budget and paved the way for tax cuts of up to $1.5 trillion. House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged criticism of the plan, and promised that conservatives would…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The 216-212 vote permits Republicans to begin work on a follow-up $1.5 trillion tax cut and move it through Congress without fear of blocking tactics by Democrats.
By Lisa Desjardins
Republicans are facing an internal divide as two central GOP pillars collide: cutting taxes and reining in the federal budget.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The congressman who heads the House tax-writing panel isn't ruling out changes to the 401(k) retirement program to raise revenue for tax cuts, despite President Donald Trump's fresh promise that the savings plan used by tens of millions of Americans…
By PBS NewsHour
The public rift between President Trump and members of his own party is raising questions about the future of the GOP’s legislative agenda. Judy Woodruff speaks with Republican Sen. John Thune of South Dakota to explore what this feud will…
By Joshua Barajas and Associated Press
The White House is expected field questions in the Republicans' ongoing quest to push their tax overhaul, a goal that was complicated an argument on Twitter erupted between President Donald Trump and Sen. Bob Corker.
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