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We've never stopped working. We will continue to make improvements. We are planning to move this in the Ways and Means committee in spring ... and have this ready for the Senate to go as well.
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We don't have a bill. We're continuing to work with the Congressional Budget Office and our members on the final product.

The EU's ban on U.S. beef is not based on sound science and discriminates against American beef farmers, ranchers, and producers.

We're cointinuing to work toward a defecit neutral replacement plan along with repeal and I'm confident we'll deliver on that.

If you don't have that in there, tax rates on our local businesses, small and large, will go up. Our tax code will continue to favor foreign products over American-made products and we'll continue to have major incentives to drive jobs and headquarters overseas. That can't continue.

We agree we want to make sure we have the lowest prices possible through true competition. I invited them today, as I have for some time now, to come to the table, to help us make sure we have the design right and we have the transition right so that we can grow the U.S. economy in a very strong way. I'm optimistic at the end of the day we get this done this year and it's going to be, I think, the boldest tax reform we've seen in 30 years or more.

If Congress begins to use its powers to rummage around in the tax returns of the president, what prevents Congress from doing the same to average Americans? Privacy and civil liberties are still important rights in this country, and (the) Ways and Means Committee is not going to start to weaken them.

Their concerns about consumer impacts or tax impacts, we don't want those either.

We are listening carefully and exploring a number of ideas on both design and the transition of this provision to accommodate some of the concerns, valid concerns. I'm confident ... that the design of the border adjustability and the transition of it will allay those concerns. We know where we want to go and we're going to listen to all ideas. But we're going to end up with a tax code that taxes products at the same equal rate in the United States.

We're having good, healthy discussions about this and frankly these steps, these discussions we're having right now ultimately is going to be one of the reasons we are going to do this tax reform this year.

They want to avoid any tax spike or price spike. So we're engaged with them because I'm convinced that one, we can design this provision and transition it in a way to allay many of those concerns. We also know the economy adjusts – strength in the U.S. economy, strength in our exports, the dollar will appreciate. That's going to address the balance on the imports.

Tax rates on businesses would have to increase significantly from the proposed 15 percent and 20 percent rates, undercutting our ability to make America competitive again.

There are severe consequences for America if special interests succeed in blocking this provision.

For the first time, we'll be on a level playing field with China and our competitors. For the first time, we'll have eliminated any tax incentives to move jobs or research or headquarters overseas.

People receiving these letters have already made up their minds about Obamacare when they applied for an exemption or paid a penalty.

Making sure that American-made products can compete here and around the world does make a difference, and so industries will have to adjust.

I haven't met a Republican yet in Congress who isn't all in on fixing this broken tax code, and not just tweaking a few things, going bold.

I envision 2017 as taking steps, small, in preparing for larger steps to save Medicare for the long term.

I'm absolutely confident, in fact I'm optimistic, that by focusing on quality and innovation in Medicare that we can save that program for the long term in a very positive way.

There's incredible pressure in Washington not to change a thing, for everyone to keep every special provision there is. That tax code is dragging our economy down, wasting billions of dollars in compliance costs and hurting salaries and jobs and growth.

I think it's important, especially in health care, to take this step by step. Whether it's the replacement of the Affordable Care Act, how we make Medicaid work better, how we save Medicare for the long term.

Democrat tactics of 'Mediscare' have been around a long time. They've stopped working. Voters have figured out Republicans want to save Medicare for the long term, and they know that those who say everything's just fine with it aren't leveling with them.

It's important to have a Treasury with all hands on deck helping us move this tax reform. You need leadership from the White House and, certainly, we're going to get it.

I think he would be a remarkable Treasury secretary for the whole broad range of areas including tax reform, how we compete around the world, monetary policy.

For too long, this tax has threatened family owned businesses – including women and minority-owned businesses – from being passed down to their children and grandchildren. It's time to move forward with pro-growth tax reform that fully repeals the death tax and replaces it with a tax code built for growth.

I look forward to working with President-elect Trump on legislation to permanently bury the death tax once and for all.

This report unfortunately tells us more of what we already know – that the Obamacare federal exchanges have been riddled with problems since Day One.

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