Trump To Seize Populist Mantle For Pitching Messy Tax Overhaul
Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul
President Donald Trump’s Missouri speech will be the first in what is expected to be a heavy push by the White House to get the Republican Congress to pass a tax package. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images
The administration is building its message around ‘unrigging’ the economy while lawmakers battle over corporate tax provisions and middle-class rates.
By BEN WHITE and TARA PALMERI
08/29/2017 02:59 PM EDT
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President Donald Trump will launch a major push for a sweeping tax overhaul with a speech Wednesday in Missouri aimed at convincing his base — and the rest of the …