November 14, 2017

Today's News from the U.S. Chamber- 11/14/17

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 

House will vote on tax reform bill on Thursday 
CNBC

CNBC reports, “House Republicans will vote on their tax-reform bill on Thursday, aiming to take the most concrete step yet toward overhauling the American tax system. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., confirmed the plan to reporters on Tuesday. GOP leaders believe they can pass the bill this week, despite lingering resistance from some of the party's members. President Donald Trump plans to go to Capitol Hill on Thursday to make the case for tax cuts before the vote.”

The Senate GOP tax bill keeps the medical expense tax deduction
The Washington Post 

The Washington Post reports, “Let the negotiations begin. The Senate Republican tax bill differs in a lot of ways from the House version. And one chief difference is the deduction for medical expenses. It’s left alone in the Senate bill. House Republicans want it gone.”

House Republicans full of confidence about tax reform vote
The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports, “Aiming at a vote on Thursday in the full House on a sweeping GOP tax reform package, Republican leaders expressed confidence today that they will be able to overcome opposition within Republican ranks to some of the tax details, and muster enough support for a signature agenda item of both the GOP and President Donald Trump.”

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