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ABC News| Tue Sep 12 08:02:21 EDT 2017
THE TAKE with ABC News' Rick Klein The push for tax reform is intensifying on Capitol Hill, with White House economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin making a fresh effort today to clear the way for a bill sooner rather than later. As they arrive, the stakes have expanded accordingly, if not exponentially. President Trump over the weekend cited the storms as another reason for a "speedup," as part of his push to see progress on a bill by the end of the month. He didn't need any hurricanes to find urgency, though. Tax reform – or, at the very least, a major tax cut – has become just about everything for the Republican Party. It's being asked to juice the economy; settl..

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