House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is confident a tax overhaul plan from President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans will be passed this year.
By Travis Daub
Did the defeat of the candidate whom President Trump endorsed in the closely watched Alabama Senate primary reveal a greater party rift? Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., sit down with Judy Woodruff…
By Travis Daub
President Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the most sweeping overhaul of the tax code in more than three decades. Many details are not yet decided, but the president told supporters in Indianapolis that the current tax code is a “relic”…
By Erica R. Hendry
The leaders will being speaking around 2:15 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Associated Press
The plan nearly doubles the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for families. This basically increases the amount of personal income that is tax-free.
By Marcy Gordon, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
On the eve of the grand rollout of the plan, details emerged on Capitol Hill on Tuesday while Trump personally appealed to House Republicans and Democrats at the White House to get behind his proposal.
By Marcy Gordon, Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Republicans are divided over the potential elimination of some of the deductions, underscoring the difficulty of overhauling the tax code even with GOP control of the House and Senate.
By Jessica Yarvin
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Top Republicans on a key Senate panel have reached a tentative agreement on a tax plan that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government’s $20 trillion debt over 10 years, according to congressional officials. Tennessee Sen. Bob…
Congress entered September with a hefty to-do list. How are they doing?…
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