North Dakota to be setting for Trump's 'aggressive' tax reform pitch

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"Will be going to North Dakota today to discuss tax reform and tax cuts", the president tweeted. Burgum, a first-term Republican, said the USA tax code is "long overdue for reform". For example, some corporations - General Electric, Netflix, Xerox - pay no USA income taxes many years.

Industry groups welcomed Trump to North Dakota Wednesday.

Trump will be greeted at the Bismarck Municipal Airport by Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford. Heitkamp traveled with Trump aboard Air Force One to her state for his speech to workers at a Biskmark refinery.

Like last week, Trump is not expected to delve into the details of the tax reform proposals congressional Republican leaders are mulling, two senior administration officials said Tuesday. Overall, it calls for a major simplification of the tax code and lowering personal rates, especially for the middle class, by raising the standard deduction, among other changes, and lowering business taxes to about 15 percent.

Mr. Trump said America needs tax reform to jumpstart the economy and create millions of new jobs. And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you.

Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican Sen. Even his insistence on constructing a wall between the USA and Mexico looks more and more like a pipe dream, as Congress discusses an annual budget that doesn't offer almost as much funding for the project as President Trump desires.

"There's no Democrat that should be out there talking about that and the Ryan ad buy is an example of how we intend to hold Democrats accountable", said Chad Bolt, policy manager at Indivisible, a grassroots movement that formed in response to Trump's election.

Heitkamp and Cramer may be matched in next year's Senate race, though Heitkamp hasn't announced whether she'll seek a second term and Cramer hasn't said what his plans are. Tom Campbell, has already launched an aggressive advertising campaign.

Trump during his speech noted the opposition but also said opponents "didn't know" why they were against the project. Broad principles have been established, and President Donald Trump has begun to use his bully pulpit to make the case to the American people for the overhaul. "We welcome this opportunity, and we hope the president will spend as much time listening to our concerns as he does selling his agenda".

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