Where the GOP Tax Cut Plan Stands

House and Senate Republicans are still rushing to hash out the final details of their merged tax-cut plan, but most of the action this week will take place behind closed doors. The conference committee negotiating the final tax bill will hold one public meeting on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET, but don’t expect to learn too much about the horse-trading […]

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GOP pushing ahead on tax-cut plan

Republicans are pushing full steam ahead on their tax-cut plan, despite a steady dose of polling that shows more Americans are opposed rather than supportive of the sweeping proposal to reduce corporate rates and some individual tax bills. In pushing so hard, Republicans are betting that they can sell this plan to the skeptical public once the legislation is signed […]

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Tough decisions loom as congressional GOP moves closer to tax-cut plan

Congressional Republicans face critical decisions this week as they move within striking distance on a major legislative package to cut taxes, an achievement party leaders say is crucial to stabilizing the GOP’s recent political tailspin ahead of next year’s elections. The House plans to vote on a GOP tax bill by week’s end that would slash taxes for companies and […]

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How tax-cut plan could benefit Trump and wealthy staffers

The White House insisted Thursday that the tax cuts President Donald Trump has proposed wouldn’t benefit the rich. But the blueprint suggests that wealthy Americans, including several in Trump’s administration, would likely enjoy a financial windfall. Much of their income tends to come from investments and business profits, which stand to benefit from the proposed tax changes. The president’s claim […]

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