October 11, 2017

Today's News from the U.S. Chamber- 10/11/17

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 

For Republicans, ‘Failure Is Not an Option’ on Tax Cuts 
The New York Times   

The New York Times reports, “After Republicans were unable to fulfill their longstanding promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the tax cut proposal is the only remaining game in town for the struggling majority and its allies on K Street. The inability to enact a tax cut — an idea that nearly all Republicans support in theory while differing on the details — would represent a monumental failure.”

Bypassing Congress, Trump says he'll sign new order to allow cross-state insurance plans
USA Today 

USA Today reports, “President Trump said he'll sign an executive order to allow consumers to purchase their health plans across state lines, going around Congress to provide Americans with "great health insurance again."”

U.S. businesses fear NAFTA doomed; Mexico warns of consequences
Reuters

Reuters reports, “The most powerful U.S. business lobby accused the Trump administration of making “poison pill proposals” to sabotage NAFTA on Tuesday, as Mexico’s foreign minister said the demise of the regional trade pact would hurt bilateral cooperation”…” Speaking in Mexico City, Thomas Donohue, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s president and chief executive, listed several U.S. proposals that he said would undermine $1 trillion in annual trilateral trade, including a “sunset clause” to force regular negotiations.”

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