Trump suggests openness to negotiations on GOP tax plan

President Donald Trump speaks via videoconference to U.S. troops, from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.,

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump suggested Saturday he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the Senate. Trump told reporters at the White House before…

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Wealthy seen snaring a $21 billion gift with Trump tax overhaul

Donald Trump

NEW YORK — Some of the wealthiest families in the U.S. are hoping for a $21 billion benefit from President-elect Donald Trump next year. They and their businesses are re-evaluating, or putting on hold, strategies for transferring money to heirs as the new administration could work with a cooperative Congress…

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Wait a minute … GOP rejoices over Pelosi win

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.,

Nancy Pelosi had some unlikely fans celebrating her re-election as House minority leader Wednesday — loads of Republicans. Republicans — including members of President-elect Donald Trump’s team — gloated over Pelosi’s sweeping election over Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, Wednesday. But it wasn’t because they think she’s a good choice for…

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8 Big Changes Under Tom Price’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), the fierce opponent of the Affordable Care Act

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), the fierce opponent of the Affordable Care Act who was just tapped by President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday to head the Department of Health and Human Services, is a rarity on Capitol Hill: A Republican with a plan to simultaneously repeal and replace Obamacare. Price, 62,…

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Fiorina Raises Profile, Helping G.O.P. Reach Out to Women

After a debate performance that was steely, self-assured and at times deeply personal, Carly Fiorina’s biggest effect on the contest for the Republican presidential nomination may be to help correct a problem that her party has struggled with in recent elections: how to appeal more effectively to women. She spoke…

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