• GOP Fears President’s Volatile Relationships Could Jeopardize Tax Reform
  • August 18, 2017
  • President Trump’s declining relationship with his party and the business community could endanger passage of a tax reform bill. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady stated that tax reform, which he described as the “signature issue of this presidency,” can only succeed if the President “gets on board and stays on board.” In the wake of distracting events and the dissolution of a pair of the President’s corporate advisory groups, conservative organizations are spending millions on media campaigns to create momentum for tax reform. Congressional Republican leaders are hoping that the party remains focused on taxes and avoids mistakes that undermined their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

    Republicans worry tax reform could be victim of their worsening relationship with Trump