A fight will be brewing on Capitol Hill over what to name the tax reform bill which congressional Republicans plan to introduce on Thursday morning.
House lawmakers in charge of writing the legislation want the bill’s name to reflect the fact which the item’s a tax reform package. however President Donald Trump has various other ideas.
Both ABC News along with Politico reported Wednesday which Trump will be insisting which the bill be called “The Cut Cut Cut Act.”
through the ABC News article:
“Still, behind closed doors, there has been back-along with-forth between House Speaker Paul Ryan, along with House Ways along with Means chairman Kevin Brady about the naming of the bill, including multiple phone calls inside the past week.
Ryan initially kicked the naming over to Trump because of his penchant towards branding, according to a senior Hill aide.
Ryan along with Brady have pushed back on the naming of the bill. However, Trump has held firm.”
A White House spokeswoman did not immediately respond to questions through CNBC about the naming of the bill.
Trump frequently compares his proposed legislation to a tax reform bill passed in 1986 along with signed by then-President Ronald Reagan. The name of which bill? The Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Correction: Kevin Brady will be Republican representative through Texas. An earlier type misidentified his state.