Mnuchin Says Tax Overhaul May Be Backdated to Start of the Year

Remigio Civitarese
Settembre 13, 2017

"Ideally, he'd like to get it down to 15 percent".

The president was apparently in a very good mood, with Toomey saying Trump took he and Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., on a tour of the White House and Lincoln bedroom following the dinner.

A major concern is not adding to the federal budget deficit.

Mnuchin and Cohn declined to comment as they walked out of the "Bix Six" meeting.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Congress is unlikely to relinquish its authority to raise the debt ceiling.

Gov. Dannel Malloy met with the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tem of the Senate on Tuesday afternoon to discuss what a final budget may look like in time for a vote of the General Assembly by Thursday.

By a 2-to-1 margin in the poll of 1,976 registered voters conducted from September 7 through September 11, Republicans said they trust Trump (56 percent) more than they trust Republican leaders (28 percent) to work with Democrats in Congress to achieve certain policy outcomes. "Hopefully we can work it out". I've got 10 grandchildren.

"I sure did", Manchin responded.

A key topic of discussion is Trump's push for Congress to send him a bill to cut taxes for corporations and individuals.

"The likelihood of passing sweeping corporate reform has diminished", Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Wealth Management, said in a research note.

Mr Bannon, whose far-right views on immigration, climate and trade helped shape Mr Trump's presidential campaign and his first months in office, was sacked by the Republican president last month in a push to end factional fights within the White House. Aides say future visits in states that are home to Democratic senators where Trump won handily in 2016 will come in the weeks ahead. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.

U.S. President Donald Trump was set to host Democratic and Republican House lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday, seeking to build support across the political spectrum for tax reform that he said should include tax cuts for the middle class.

The lack of progress has eroded hopes of completing tax reform before the end of 2017 and frustrated efforts to pass a budget resolution containing a vital procedural tool needed to move tax legislation forward on a simple majority in the Senate, which Republicans control by only 52 to 48 seats.

Donnelly, Heitkamp and Manchin are the only Democratic senators who did not sign a letter circulated last month by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer outlining the conditions for the party's support of tax reform.

"No more platitudes. Let's see some meat on the bone", Kennedy said.

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