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  • The White House and tax-writing Republican leaders are expected to begin filling in some of the details this coming week on Trump's plan to simplify the tax system, a legislative priority for the president. The White House views this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to simplify taxes and cut rates, while giving Trump a much-needed victory as the...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy. But the Big Six, which includes top Trump aides and congressional Republican leaders, is expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    House Speaker Paul Ryan visited Texas on Thursday and said he expects to pass a second major hurricane relief funding bill next month.

  • President Donald Trump (C) turns to House Speaker Paul Ryan (3rdL) as he gathers with Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with the Republican healthcare plan, in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017.

    The survey shows no groundswell of support for tax cuts. But most Americans agree that tax cuts for corporations could help spur job creation.

  • A Foxconn-owned building in São Paulo, Brazil, July 24, 2012.

    In Brazil, Foxconn's plans unraveled quickly, N.Y. Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON— With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law. Lindsey Graham, R- S.C., his best friend in the Senate? Republicans must act by Sept. 30 in the Senate or face the prospect of a Democratic filibuster.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law:. A bipartisan attempt at shoring up the Affordable Care Act is officially over in the Senate. The development comes as the GOP has revived its partisan attack on "Obamacare," with Senate leaders and President Donald Trump pushing repeal and replace legislation.

  • WASHINGTON— Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues. The agreement would represent an about-face for Capitol Hill GOP leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    Full expensing is shaping up to be the next big fight in tax reform.

  • WASHINGTON— Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." Would he step back in line with fellow Republicans now that there was a bill co-written by Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, his best friend in the Senate? Republicans must act by...

  • WASHINGTON— Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric— the mortgage interest deduction that millions of homeowners prize and the deduction for state and local taxes popular in Democratic strongholds. According to the most recent IRS...

  • MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.— The Latest on Wisconsin legislators' efforts to bring a Foxconn Technology Group plant to southeastern Wisconsin:. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is "very excited" about the $3 billion tax incentive deal for Foxconn Technology Group signed into law by Wisconsin Gov. He says Foxconn will create an industrial park for the Silicon Valley in...

  • President Donald Trump (R) hosts a reception for House and Senate Republican and Democratic leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Attending were Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

    Trump seems increasingly set on winning Democratic votes for his tax reform bill, Vox reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- Republican efforts to unite the White House, Senate and House of Representatives behind a single tax reform plan appeared to be unraveling on Thursday, when one of the "Big Six" negotiators said the group would not dictate tax policy in the Senate. Some analysts viewed the Utah Republican's comments as the beginning of what could be a widening...