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  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady told CNBC that Republicans are working to allay concerns about the border adjustment tax.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget:. Members of a House appropriations subcommittee are skeptical about President Donald Trump's plan to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from security grant programs managed by the Homeland Security Department. Homeland Security John Kelly says the Trump administration had to make cuts as part of...

  • Shoppers carry bags while walking through the Scottsdale Quarter shopping mall in Scottsdale, Arizona.

    The industry commissioned a new study ahead of Capitol Hill hearing showing how much more consumers could have to pay.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the Trump administration's plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada:. She worries that a revamped NAFTA will include provisions left over from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement between the U.S., Mexico and 10 other Pacific Rim countries negotiated by the Obama administration and...

  • WASHINGTON— Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Talks with Canada and Mexico can begin after that. Last month, White House aides spread word that Trump was ready to pull out of NAFTA.

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady

    The House Ways and Means Committee holds a hearing on how tax reform will affect the economy and job creation in the United States.

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- A 20 percent import tax, backed by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, is unlikely to win enough support from the Senate Finance Committee to be part of any Senate tax reform bill, the panel's Republican chairman said on Tuesday. The comment by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah is the strongest sign yet of the daunting legislative...

  • 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 Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives plans to turn to tax reform in earnest, after concluding a lengthy health-care debate.

  • An AT&T advance-line technician parks his service truck as he prepares to troubleshoot an aerial cable in Des Plaines, Illinois.

    "Lower taxes drives more investment, drives more hiring, drives greater wages," Randall Stephenson tells CNBC. "All of this fits together."

  • With financial markets eagerly anticipating a White House tax plan, Trump will also call for a sharp cut in the top rate on pass-through businesses, including many small business partnerships and sole proprietorships, to 15 percent from 39.6 percent, an administration official said. "We're driving this a little bit more," a senior White House official told a...

  • Trump intends for his blueprint, which will fall short of the kind of comprehensive tax reform that Republicans have long discussed, to be a guidepost for lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. "We're driving this a little bit more," a senior White House official told a group of reporters late on Tuesday. Mnuchin has been leading the...

  • Some Washington policy analysts viewed the White House plan as likely to fall well short of a full-scale tax reform and as damaging to prospects for a thorough tax code overhaul in 2017.. One veteran tax lobbyist said Congress and the White House still were likely to strike a tax deal this year. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council...

  • President Donald Trump's two tax policy chiefs were slated to go to Capitol Hill late on Tuesday to meet with top lawmakers as Washington dug for details on an impending Trump tax plan. Some Washington policy analysts viewed the White House plan as likely to fall well short of a full-scale tax reform and damaging to prospects for a thorough tax code overhaul in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- President Donald Trump's two tax policy chiefs were slated to go to Capitol Hill late on Tuesday to meet with top lawmakers as Washington dug for details on an impending Trump tax plan. One veteran tax lobbyist said Congress and the White House were still likely to strike a tax deal this year. Meeting Mnuchin and Cohn along with McConnell will...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump on Friday promised a big announcement about tax reform next week and ordered an administration review of Obama-era tax rules written to discourage U.S. companies from relocating overseas to cut their tax bills. The process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on Wednesday, "Trump said during a visit to the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump on Friday promised a big announcement about tax reform next week and ordered an administration review of Obama-era tax rules written to discourage U.S. companies from relocating overseas to cut their tax bills. The process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on Wednesday, "Trump said during a visit to the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The tax-writing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will begin holding hearings on a Republican tax reform proposal next week, the panel's chairman said on Tuesday, even as the timeline for overhauling the tax code slips toward late 2017.. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told Fox News he would soon announce a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The tax-writing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will begin holding hearings on a Republican tax reform proposal next week, the panel's Republican chairman said on Tuesday. House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady told Fox News that the panel will soon announce hearings on the plan known as the House blueprint "starting next...

  • The report predicted economic harm to Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas- all states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election. The list of hard-hit states also includes California, New Jersey and Illinois, which were carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton. The study was sharply criticized by House Ways and Means...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    The tax oversight committee in the House will hold hearings in coming weeks as the panel prepares to unveil legislation to overhaul the tax code.