Paul Ryan Plugs Away at Tax Reform

Lucy Bush
September 15, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday said it would be a mistake to deport beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

"The whole point here is an aggressive timeline to see tax reform done this year", Ryan told the Associated Press Wednesday.

"On the week of September 25, there's going to be an outline that is released which reflects the consensus of the tax-writing committees - Ways and Means and Finance - and the administration", Xinhua quoted Ryan as saying.

Gleckman said policymakers could pay for tax cuts by finding new sources of revenue to compensate for lower rates, rather than expanding the deficit. And some conservatives were voicing concerns about Trump's newfound fondness for making deals with Democrats, as he did last week on the debt ceiling with House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

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The push to overhaul the tax code is a top priority for Trump and Republicans after their effort on health care failed.

The long list of difficulties has led some analysts to conclude that Congress is likelier to settle on straightforward tax cuts than on full-blown reform - if it passes anything at all.

A Democratic senator says President Donald Trump stressed to a group of senators at the White House that his tax overhaul wouldn't mean tax cuts for the rich. They also haven't agreed on what proportion of the changes should be temporary or permanent.

Ryan said only that, "What I'm not going to do is get ahead of the people who will be negotiating this bill in our conference".

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Ryan previously supported the so-called border adjustment tax to raise revenue to help pay for tax reform (the tax would have raised an estimated $1.2 trillion), and House Republicans said in the tax plan they released past year that they envisioned the plan being revenue neutral.

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"More and more we're trying to work things out together", Trump said, calling the development a "positive thing" for both parties.

There also was broad interest from all sides on crafting a net tax cut for middle-class families, which Toomey said the president is "adamant" about including in a tax reform package. He said the plan would help spur 3 percent annual economic growth.

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"I just don't pay attention to this stuff", he said. "That is more important than anything else because if we have tax reform that doesn't actually fix our problems, then we'll lose more and more businesses, and the deficit will go even higher".

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