Senate GOP looking for budget deal for tax overhaul - CBS News

CBS News| Tue Sep 12 05:00:30 EDT 2017
Pushing toward the Republicans' prime goal of tax legislation, the GOP Senate leader and members of the Budget Committee are scrambling to come up with a budget deal to clear the way for the first tax overhaul in three decades. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and GOP members of the Budget Committee are meeting Tuesday with President Trump's Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and economic chief Gary Cohn to plot breaking the budget stalemate. Lack of a budget plan for the 2018 fiscal year starting Oct. 1 is a roadblock to the must-do legislation overhauling the tax system that Republicans and President Donald Trump have made their highest priority.  Under Washington's complicat..

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