Trump restates need on why Congress should speed up Tax Cut bill

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President Trump continued his push for bipartisanship by dining with three Democrats who are up for re-election next year in states he won handily.

The President made it clear the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida respectively which will cost government several billions of dollars makes tax cuts more imminent than before.

Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey, one of the attendees, said on a conference call later that Trump talked about competitive business taxes, ending taxation of us corporations' foreign profits, and a middle-class tax cut.

On Friday, Governor Malloy unveiled a "compromise" budget proposal which includes a sales tax increase.

"The goal is by Christmas to have a tax reform bill on the president's desk and I still believe that that's doable", Toomey said.

Heitkamp traveled with Trump aboard Air Force One last week when he spoke broadly about the tax plan in her home state of North Dakota.

The as-yet-undrafted bill to overhaul the tax code is the top priority for Trump and Republicans. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Donnelly of IN will be joined at dinner by Republican Sens.

He said a tax reform bill would be worked on simultaneously through committees sometime by late September.

House action has been held up by a battle between moderates and conservatives over whether to pair spending cuts with the filibuster-proof tax measure.

The White House dinner was created to "start that conversation", Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. John Thune of South Dakota, Orrin Hatch of Utah and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.

White House legislative director Marc Short said Tuesday that principles for the tax overhaul will be released "in a matter of days, not weeks".

Financial markets rallied after Trump's election victory last November in anticipation of rapid tax cuts, especially for corporations, but those expectations have faded.

Democrats, who generally oppose tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, will have negotiating clout in Congress in early December to resist tax changes they oppose, also potentially including a corporate rate cut.

The U.S. Senate will begin tax overhaul hearings this week. Some of his fellow Republicans have been clamoring for more details on the evolving tax plan before they are willing to advance the budget.

"No more platitudes. Let's see some meat on the bone", Kennedy said.

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