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  • WASHINGTON— Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He predicted that President Donald Trump's economic proposals will be able to boost growth significantly to annual rates above 3 percent. Mnuchin said that tax reform is the administration's...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress said on Thursday that they will soon unveil plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, providing a timeframe for a legislative goal they have struggled with for weeks. Republicans, who control the White House, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, have long vowed to repeal the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress said on Thursday that they will soon unveil plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, providing a timeframe for a legislative goal they have struggled with for weeks. Republicans, who control the White House, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, have long vowed to repeal the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace major portions of the healthcare program will be unveiled after a 10- day U.S. House of Representatives recess that begins on Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday. Republicans, who control both House and Senate, have been struggling to come up with a detailed plan for replacing former...

  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday called tax code revisions a critical way to boost the nation's economy as he kicked off a White House meeting with chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers. The meeting included Target's Brian Cornell, Best Buy's Hubert Joly, Gap Inc's Art Peck, Autozone Inc's William Rhodes,...

  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday called tax code revisions a critical way to boost the nation's economy as he kicked off a White House meeting with chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers. Retailers came to the White House to encourage Trump to overhaul the corporate tax code and slash their rates, but companies...

  • WASHINGTON— In a story Feb. 14 about House Democrats' efforts to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to use an obscure law to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS. WASHINGTON— House Republicans on Tuesday blocked...

  • President Donald Trump will welcome the chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers to the White House on Wednesday morning to discuss tax reform and infrastructure. The meeting will include Target's Brian Cornell, Best Buy's Hubert Joly, Gap Inc's Art Peck, Autozone Inc's William Rhodes, Walgreens Boots Alliance...

  • The meeting will include Target CEO Brian Cornell, Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, Gap Inc CEO Art Peck, Autozone Inc CEO William Rhodes, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc CEO Stefano Pessina, J.C. Penney Company Inc CEO Marvin Ellison, Jo-Ann Stores LLC CEO Jill Soltau and Tractor Supply Co CEO Gregory Sandfort, according to the people familiar with the matter.

  • WASHINGTON— House Republicans on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Democrats to use an obscure law to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS. They questioned whether Trump has any investments in Russia. Trump has said he has no investments in Russia, and Democrats acknowledged that have no evidence otherwise.

  • President-elect Donald Trump (L) meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill, November 10, 2016.

    Unlike Reagan's 1986 tax reform plan, the current effort faces real-time scrutiny, Robert Kimmitt tells CNBC.

  • Brian Cornell, CEO of Target

    The group of eight retail bosses will meet on Wednesday with Kevin Brady and with members of the Senate.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Chief executives of some of America's largest retailers, including Target Corp and Best Buy Co Inc, are headed to Washington this week to make their case that a controversial tax on imports would raise consumer prices and hurt their businesses, according to people familiar with the plan. The group of eight retail bosses, that also includes...

  • President Donald Trump plans to announce the most ambitious tax reform plan since the Reagan era in the next few weeks, the White House said on Thursday, sending stock prices and the dollar higher on hopes for a cut in corporate tax rates. In a White House meeting with airline executives, Trump promised a "phenomenal" tax plan, but offered no specifics other than...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering possible changes to the design of their controversial border adjustment tax proposal to accommodate industries worried about being harmed by the provision, a top lawmaker said on Friday. The measure, a centerpiece of the House Republican tax reform blueprint backed by...

  • LONDON/ WASHINGTON, Feb 1- A proposed U.S. corporate tax reform would almost certainly contravene international trade rules if implemented, lawyers told Reuters, risking the biggest dispute in the history of the World Trade Organization. With signs growing that the United States may become more protectionist under President Donald Trump, European business...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The top U.S. Senate Republican on tax policy raised questions on Wednesday about a border adjustment tax backed by Republicans in the House of Representatives, and suggested it could have difficulty passing the Senate as a part of a U.S. tax reform. The Utah Republican did not say whether he thinks border adjustment could clear the Senate.

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

    House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady tells CNBC there can't be any delay because 'we get a chance for tax reform once in a generation."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- A leading congressional Republican on tax policy said on Thursday that he does not believe President Donald Trump is suggesting that revenues to pay for a border wall would come from a tax imposed solely on imports from Mexico. "I don't think they were singling out one country," said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, whose...

  • 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...