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  • Jan 24- President Donald Trump's nominee to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told a congressional panel on Tuesday that he does not support the privatization of Medicare and defended his ethics record. Price, a Georgia orthopedic surgeon, previously supported privatization of Medicare. "I would just convey to the Medicare population of this...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- A leading Republican lawmaker warned on Tuesday that Congress will not be able to lower the U.S. corporate tax rate to the 15 to 20 percent range sought by President Donald Trump unless a controversial "border adjustment" proposal remains part of tax reform. Escalating the war of words over a measure opposed by retailers, oil refiners and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- A top congressional Republican on tax policy warned on Tuesday that tax reform would not be able to achieve the 15 percent and 20 percent corporate tax rates proposed by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress without a border-adjustment provision. There are severe consequences for America if special interests succeed in...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    "You won't tax imports and exports equally," Kevin Brady tells CNBC. "You'll still have a tax advantage for foreign products."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- A top Republican in Congress on Wednesday defended his border-adjustable tax provision against criticism from President-elect Donald Trump, warning that U.S. jobs and companies will continue to move abroad unless the controversial measure is included in tax reform. Representative Kevin Brady, chairman of the House of Representatives...

  • The IRS is sending personalized letters to millions of taxpayers who might be uninsured, reminding them that they could be on the hook for hundreds of dollars in fines under the federal health care law if they don't sign up soon through HealthCare.gov. The administration is counting on IRS reminders to help sign up as many people as possible before open...

  • The IRS is sending personalized letters to millions of taxpayers who might be uninsured, reminding them that they could be on the hook for hundreds of dollars in fines under the federal health care law if they don't sign up soon through HealthCare.gov. The administration is counting on IRS reminders to help sign up as many people as possible before open...

  • A United States Customs agent waits for a northbound truck crossing the border to enter the United States from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

    Strife is raging between Republicans over the next big piece of legislation: corporate tax reform.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Big Oil could be in a unique position to protect its interests against a Republican proposal to tax imports, given that President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet is studded with oil champions sensitive to the risk of higher gasoline prices. Trump's emerging leadership includes Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Big Oil could be in a unique position to protect its interests against a Republican proposal to tax imports, given that President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet is studded with oil champions sensitive to the risk of higher gasoline prices. Trump's emerging leadership includes Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 16- A Koch Industries- funded report warned on Friday U.S. gasoline prices would rise if Congress passed a Republican proposal to adjust U.S. corporate tax rates to favor exports over imports, escalating a lobbying battle over the measure. The report by energy consultant Philip Verleger surfaced a week after the private conglomerate, controlled...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- A sweeping tax reform proposal meant to boost U.S. manufacturing faces mounting pressure from industries that rely heavily on imported goods as President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans work to finalize new tax legislation. Trump and House Republicans have not reached agreement on border adjustability but could iron...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- A sweeping tax reform proposal meant to boost U.S. manufacturing faces mounting pressure from industries that rely heavily on imported goods as President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans work to finalize new tax legislation. Trump and House Republicans have not reached agreement on border adjustability but could iron...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- A sweeping tax reform proposal meant to boost U.S. manufacturing is coming under mounting pressure from industries that rely heavily on imported goods as President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans work to finalize new tax legislation. This week, incoming Trump White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus expressed support...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- In the looming tax reform and infrastructure spending fight on Capitol Hill, President-elect Donald Trump may find unlikely allies among Democrats, says the lawmaker soon to be the party's top tax-law writer in the U.S. House of Representatives. Representative Richard Neal of Massachusetts, who is in line to become the top Democrat on the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are accelerating efforts to craft a sweeping tax reform bill for 2017 and looking at ways to smooth the transition to a new tax system for some businesses, the House Republican tax chief said on Wednesday. Representative Kevin Brady, Republican chairman of the House Ways and Means panel that is...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- Republicans in the U.S. Congress hope to convince President-elect Donald Trump to support an untested strategy of using the tax code to promote exports while slashing corporate taxes, framing it as a way to fulfill his campaign promises to restore blue-collar jobs. It is likely to undergo months of debate as part of a larger package of...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    Brady said that Americans and House Republicans are keeping an eye on whoever Trump picks for the role.

  • Kevin Brady on Tuesday said Republicans should defend free trade and the party should defend the Trans Pacific Partnership in the new Congress. "Republicans are going to continue to support the freedom to trade," the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee said. "Don't withdraw, renegotiate," he told a panel of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said on Monday he will continue to promote the benefits of free trade agreements with President-elect Donald Trump, including those offered under the Obama administration's Asian free trade deal. Trump said during a grueling campaign that he would scrap President Barack Obama's 12-...