President speech to highlight tax reform

07 September, 2017, 01:37 | Author: Gregory Stephens
  • President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders and administration officials on tax reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Tuesday Sept. 5 2017 in Washington

She knows which side her political bread is buttered on, but the move has gone over like a lead balloon among Heitkamp's fellow Democrats.

"Good woman. I think we'll have your support", said Mr. Trump. John Hoeven will travel on Air Force One with Trump, the officials said.

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) arrives at the U.S. Capitol on the evening of President Barack Obama's "State of the Union" address on January 20, 2015.

"We want our companies to hire and grow in America, to raise wages for American workers, and to help rebuild our American cities and towns", Trump said.

"The top issue before the American people before Congress this fall is dramatic, pro-growth tax reform".

Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin has said both he and the president would like to have a draft of tax reform before 2017 comes to a close.

But while Trump's White House is talking hopefully about bipartisanship, GOP leaders in Congress have made clear they're pursuing a go-it-alone strategy on taxes that has shut Democrats out of the negotiations. "We need to get the economy growing again and that's what the president focused on".


Trump says he intends to cut taxes by the most since 1981, but the White House still hasn't released a plan with numbers to support the claim.

When President Trump staged his first event to promote his tax reform proposal in Missouri last week, he attacked that state's Democratic senator, Claire McCaskill.

Trump visited North Dakota as a candidate in May 2016, speaking on energy to the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck. "He isn't showing up in his a year ago to check a box".

Residential builders could also be affected by changes to the tax code, according to the National Association of Home Builders, who also agree that doubling the standard deduction would have adverse effects on the mortgage interest deduction, even if it remains intact, and ultimately, "reduce housing demand and lead to lower home values". In his remarks there, Trump urged people to vote her out of office if she did not support lowering taxes.

Carson Klosterman, president of the North Dakota Corn Growers Association, was invited to attend by Sen.

The White House says Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer will also be on the plane.

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