Published: Sat, June 10, 2017
USA | By Kelli Rowe

White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall

White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall

Citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the overtures, Yahoo said that the partners and the law firms gave several reasons why they chose not to represent the president, including not having enough time and possible conflicts of interest.

Health care and tax reform continue to be at the top of the priority list, Short said. While the jobs and labor market have gained steam, the US economy, poised to explode, is being hindered by uncertainty caused by congressional inaction. The Senate is working on its own version. The White House's legislative push heading into the summer, he added, will be on healthcare and the fiscal year 2018 budget.

Short also said the White House expects for Congress to raise the government's borrowing authority, also known as the debt limit, before the August recess.

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He also said that cut in the tax rates is the part of reform agenda.

Trump and other Republicans have promised the biggest overhaul of the USA tax system since the Reagan era.

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The White House is hoping to kick-start its stalled legislative agenda with congressional action on healthcare reform this summer that will clear the way for lawmakers to begin work on a major tax bill after the September 4 Labor Day holiday, an administration official said on Monday. The CBO has a awful track-record on scoring the budgetary impact on tax cuts, including the Reagan tax cuts that resulted in more revenue to the U.S. Treasury.

"The pulling back of the regulatory burden of the Obama administration-these bills and executive orders save our economy $18 billion annually in regulatory compliance costs", Short said.

"Right now, we want it to be revenue neutral", he said.

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U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said on Wednesday it is not yet clear how big a tax cut Congress can deliver through tax reform, despite calls by President Donald Trump and other Republicans for steep reductions in business tax rates.

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