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  • The White House and the Republican-led Congress have not put forth a detailed tax plan despite months of talks. As Trump continues to seek Democratic input on the tax front, he was set to meet on Wednesday afternoon at the White House with House members, including eight Democrats and five Republicans. The White House said Trump's meeting with seven senators,...

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (R) (D-NY) talks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

    Trump invites Schumer and Pelosi to dinner at the White House as he ramps up engagement with Democrats.

  • GOP leaders made that "revenue neutral" promise in a campaign manifesto last year and many times since. Ryan's comments signaling possible retreat on a core GOP commitment came amid quickening action on taxes, which Republicans view as their last, best chance to notch a significant accomplishment to take to voters in the 2018 midterm elections following the...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had drawn criticism from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders Senator Chuck...

  • Following Trump's deal with Democratic leaders, the House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation that provides $15.25 billion in emergency disaster aid for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which battered coastal areas of Texas and Louisiana last week, and Hurricane Irma, which is expected to pound Florida in coming days. Already approved by the...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had drawn criticism from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders Senator Chuck...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had ignited criticism of Trump from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had ignited criticism of Trump from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday put pressure on fellow Republicans in Congress to act quickly on tax reform after he made surprising deals with Democrats on government funding and the debt ceiling, criticizing his party as having a "death wish." As he has in the past, Trump bemoaned a Senate rule that requires a supermajority of 60 votes to pass legislation...

  • *Senate passes disaster aid, fiscal package; sends to House. WASHINGTON, Sept 7- President Donald Trump on Thursday embraced a suggestion from the Senate's top Democrat to end congressional battles over the U.S. debt ceiling, a day after he stunned fellow Republicans by striking a major budget deal with the opposition party. The Senate voted 80-17 to approve the...

  • President Donald Trump meets with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican congressional leaders about tax reform at the White House in Washington, DC, September 5, 2017.

    Odds are falling that Republicans can achieve their last best hope of a 2017 policy breakthrough with major tax reform

  • *Senate passes disaster aid, fiscal package; sends to House. WASHINGTON, Sept 7- President Donald Trump on Thursday embraced the idea raised by the Senate's top Democrat of ending the need for Congress to periodically raise the U.S. debt ceiling, a day after stunning fellow Republicans by striking a major debt limit and spending deal with the opposition party.

  • *Senate passes disaster aid, fiscal package; sends to House. WASHINGTON, Sept 7- President Donald Trump embraced the idea on Thursday of ending the need for periodic raises of the ceiling on U.S. debt by Congress, again siding with Democrats a day after stunning fellow Republicans by striking a deal with the opposition party on the debt limit and federal spending.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $15.25 billion in aid for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters, along with measures that would fund the federal government and raise its borrowing limit through Dec. 8. The 80-17 Senate vote came after the House of Representatives on Wednesday approved roughly $8 billion in...

  • Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sen. Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office on Sept. 6, 2017.

    The Senate approved a package that includes hurricane recovery funds, a debt ceiling extension and temporary government funding.

  • On Wednesday Trump agreed with Democratic leaders in Congress on a three-month extension of the debt ceiling tied to hurricane relief legislation and funding for government operations into December. Trump and Schumer, along with House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, would work on a plan over the next few months to remove the need for...

  • The Senate was expected to vote on Thursday afternoon on the deal Trump hammered out with Democrats on Wednesday. But any bill passed by the Senate would have to go back to the House of Representatives for final approval, and the measure faced stiff opposition from House conservatives who traditionally favor strict curbs on federal spending.

  • President Donald Trump hosts a reception for House and Senate Republican and Democratic leaders in the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Attending were Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

    Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer have agreed to seek a plan to get rid of the federal debt ceiling, The Washington Post reported.

  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Orrin Hatch, other members of congress and his administration regarding tax reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Trump says young people protected from deportation under the Obama-era DACA program "have nothing to worry about."

  • WASHINGTON/ ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Sept 6- P resident Donald Trump forged a surprising deal with Democrats in Congress on Wednesday to extend the U.S. debt limit and provide government funding until Dec. 15, embracing his political adversaries and blindsiding fellow Republicans in a rare bipartisan accord. Trump, living up to his reputation for unpredictability,...