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TRUMP: Congress should 'move fast' on the 'biggest Tax Cut & Tax Reform package in the history of our country' Trump continues to push for bipartisan tax overhaul
Ellis Copeland | 17 September, 2017, 07:10

"Probably not that specificity", House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said at a policy forum when asked if the plan due for release on September 25 would include target tax rates for individuals and USA corporations.

The document will include "core elements of tax reform" agreed on by the so-called Big Six, Brady said Wednesday. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, have united most of their caucus behind a demand that any tax reform not only go through the normal procedure, rather than reconciliation, but that it also not benefit the top 1 percent of taxpayers or add to the deficit.

Trump, who has been courting Democratic votes for tax changes, told reporters Wednesday that he doesn't expect the wealthiest Americans to benefit from the legislation. In addition to tax policy, they also discussed border security, infrastructure, trade and young undocumented immigrants, according to the statement.

Constant clean-up work: "Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will resume his role as the reassurer for American allies this week when he heads to Mexico, where he will try to mend relations after President Trump failed to quickly offer condolences for the natural disaster on Friday that killed at least 96 people and severely damaged thousands of homes". Cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reaffirmed on Tuesday is the administration's goal, along with other promises like dropping the number of individual income tax brackets from seven to three, lowering income tax rates, eliminating the estate tax and more, means blowing a big hole in the budget. "We're looking at the middle class and we're looking at jobs".

The president added, improbably, that the individual rate would be even lower than that.

Cruz, who opposed Trump for the Republican presidential nomination a year ago, gave a speech Wednesday on his goals for tax legislation during an event sponsored by the Tax Foundation, a Washington policy group. It's just another tax cut for the wealthy that the nation can not afford.

Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday
Six people are dead after an air-conditioning issue that forced the evacuation of a Hollywood nursing home, police said. Its "overall rating ", which includes staffing, fire safety and health inspections , was listed as "below average".


Two militants killed in Machil: Army
The interception led to an encounter that resulted into death of two unidentified terrorists, believed to be Pakistani nationals. Two AK-47 rifles and war-like stores were recovered from them, the army spokesperson said.


Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis
He won 6-1 3-6 7-6 7-6 at Stade Pierre-Mauroy before Jo-Wilfried Tsonga levelled affairs by beating Laslo Djere in straight sets. Sunday's singles matches will feature Belgium's David Goffin against Nick Kyrgios, who has never lost to Goffin.


Ryan said, "There is no agreement. You have to overhaul the system itself to put American businesses and the American economy in a much more competitive situation".

Still, Trump has urged Congress to act swiftly on tax reform.

The challenges were immediately apparent as House Republicans left the meeting with Ryan and Brady complaining they still didn't know what was going on.

As part of that effort, Ryan will be meeting with the House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, on Wednesday evening, before Pelosi heads to the White House for a dinner with Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.

"I wanted him to give us time".

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