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  • Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y.

    GOP Rep. Dan Donovan said he voted "no" on his party's tax reform plan because New Yorkers deserve the same break as the rest of America.

  • House Way and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (L) (R-TX) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) (R-WI), joined by members of the House Republican leadership, introduce tax reform legislation November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The head of the House of Representatives' tax-writing committee said he would not accept elimination of a federal deduction for state and local taxes.

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said he guaranteed the deduction would not be entirely scrapped in a final tax bill that emerges from dueling plans already unveiled by Republicans in the House and the Senate. Other sticking points include a proposal by the Senate to delay implementation of a cut in the corporate tax rate and a House plan to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 31- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives will delay the release of long-awaited tax legislation by one day until Thursday, the head of the chamber's tax-writing panel said late on Tuesday. "In consultation with President Trump and our leadership team, we have decided to release the bill text on Thursday," House Ways and Means Committee...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- President Donald Trump's plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system faced growing opposition from interest groups on Sunday, as Republicans prepare to unveil sweeping legislation that could eliminate some of the most popular tax breaks to help pay for lower taxes. Republicans who control the U.S. House of Representatives will not reveal...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- President Donald Trump's plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system faced growing opposition from interest groups on Sunday, as Republicans prepare to unveil sweeping legislation that could eliminate some of the most popular tax breaks to help pay for lower taxes. Republicans who control the U.S. House of Representatives will not reveal...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- President Donald Trump's plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system faced growing opposition from interest groups on Sunday, as Republicans prepare to unveil sweeping legislation that could eliminate some of the most popular tax breaks to help pay for lower taxes. Republicans who control the U.S. House of Representatives will not reveal...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 26- The U.S. House of Representatives was set to vote on Thursday on a budget blueprint central to efforts by Republicans to enact big tax cuts, but the outlook was clouded by a rebellion by moderates within the party from high-tax states. Eliminating the deduction would hit middle-class voters in high-tax states like New York, New Jersey and...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- A budget plan crucial to President Donald Trump's hopes for large-scale tax cuts looked set for a close vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday after some Republicans vowed opposition in an effort to protect a popular tax break. The rebellious faction is resisting a proposal to eliminate a federal deduction for state and local...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Republican infighting over a proposal to scrap a deduction for state and local income taxes threatened to derail a budget plan crucial to the party's tax-cut hopes that was set for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Some Republican lawmakers are resisting the proposal to eliminate the popular deduction, which would hit...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Republican infighting over a proposal to scrap a popular deduction for state and local income taxes is "an issue of concern" hanging over a budget measure scheduled for a vote on Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives, a Republican leadership aide said. Some Republican lawmakers are resisting a proposal to eliminate the deduction, which...

  • *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 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...

  • Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX)

    House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady is dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, he said, but it won't affect the timing on taxes.

  • After bruising fights in GOP ranks over the "fiscal cliff" and aid for victims of super storm Sandy, Congress started a new session Thursday with Republicans more divided than ever.

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner

    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.

  • Foreign Policy Front & Center at Tonight's Debate

    Rep. Peter King, (R-NY), explains why he has questions about the Libyan attack; winning over swing votes; and Mitt Romney's stance on foreign policy.