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Top House Tax Writer Says Overhaul Framework Coming Week of September 25

Top House Tax Writer Says Overhaul Framework Coming Week of September 25”

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and congressional Republicans will release an outline of their tax overhaul plan by the end of the month.

Asked twice whether he would insist the emerging tax plan won't pile more billions onto the $20 trillion national debt, Ryan passed up the chance to affirm that commitment.

Toomey said Tuesday evening that there has been "a tremendous amount of work" done to flesh out of the details of a tax package, which he expects to be unveiled soon. And he's invited the Democratic leaders of the House and Senate, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, to dine with him at the White House on Wednesday, according to two people familiar with the matter.

"This afternoon the Speaker and Majority Leader met with a number of House Democrats at their request to discuss DACA, and they reiterated that any solution needs to address border security and enforcement, which are the root causes of the problem", Ryan's spokeswoman, AshLee Strong, said, The Hill reported.

The comments, flagged by Business Insider, come as Breitbart declares #WAR against establishment Republicans in Congress who the right-wing website sees as working to stifle President Donald Trump's agenda - and Ryan has always been chief amongst their targets.

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"The President and the Chief of Staff called me from Air Force One today to discuss what was discussed, and it was a discussion, not an agreement or a negotiation".

Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said conservatives would demand increased interior enforcement and border security to get any deal through.

"We want pro-growth tax reform that will get the economy growing, that will get people back to work, that will give middle-income taxpayers a tax cut, and that will put American businesses in a better competitive playing field so that we keep American businesses in America", Ryan said at an event hosted by the Associated Press.

"I know there are many Democrats who in many ways agree with [us] on those things", he said.

The White House and GOP leaders plan to reveal new details of their goal of cutting corporate and individual taxes the week of September 25, and they are imploring lawmakers to reach a budget agreement that could smooth its passage.

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Ryan said that Republicans hope tax reform could lead to 3% economic growth.

After the morning House GOP meeting, Brady said that GOP leaders are working with Trump and the White House on the tax bill.

"We opened the budget gate for that to happen", Brat said.

Referencing tax cuts signed by President George W. Bush, Ryan said, "You can't just do what Bush did in 2001 and 2003".

"Look, we ran on tax reform".

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