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September 21, 2017
Americans still want to tax the fella behind the tree. As part of a budget-cutting exercise, a new online survey finds that a majority of Americans would raise taxes on the top 5 percent of earners.
"Look into your heart..."
September 20, 2017
“With a positive mind.” Another day, another trial balloon, or two.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends…
September 19, 2017
Before tax reform, one more attempt at ACA repeal and replace.
Biting the Hand that Feeds You
September 18, 2017
The President seeks Democratic votes on tax reform. For now.
Agreeing to Disagree, Hurrying Up to Wait
September 15, 2017
The House passed a $1.2 trillion spending bill. The legislation funds most government activities for the fiscal year beginning October 1.
Tax Overhaul: The Hustle and Flow
September 14, 2017
A tax plan in two weeks? With President Trump demanding quick action. the White House and GOP leaders now say they’ll have a plan by the week of September 25.
Dining, Passing, Targeting and Questions
September 13, 2017
Tuesday dinner at the White House… President Trump hosted a bipartisan group of lawmakers for dinner last night to discuss tax reform and other issues. Still absent: A detailed tax plan.
Tax Talks, Simplicity, Family
September 12, 2017
Today on the Hill: Mnuchin and Cohn. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohen will meet with Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate Budget Committee today.
Acceleration, Legislation, and Limitation
September 11, 2017
Signed: a disaster relief, debt-ceiling, and spending bill
Tax Overhaul: Full Speed Ahead, Apparently
September 8, 2017
By year’s end? Sure!
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