Ryan Mulling Short-Term Spending Bill

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) reportedly wants Congress to finish tax reform before trying to do a year-end budget deal with Democrats. Government funding runs out on Dec. 8 but tax reform might not be done by then. The Senate wants to take up its own tax bill after Thanksgiving and then House and Senate negotiators… Read more »

House GOP Clears Tax Bill

The House this afternoon easily passed a sweeping tax bill that brings congressional Republicans and President Trump one step closer to the major legislative victory they are desperately seeking before the end of the year. President Trump visited Capitol Hill earlier in the day ahead of the vote to rally support but no arm-twisting was… Read more »

Senate GOP Releases ‘Conceptual’ Tax Plan

Senate leaders have shared a “conceptual mark” of their tax plan that is markedly different from the tax bill moving through the House. The Senate plan is being presented as a narrative, rather than actual bill text, to allow for more “fulsome and engaged discussion,” according to a statement from the Senate Finance Committee. Senate… Read more »