As summer ends – eight months through their first year in power – the Republicans are working to pass their first piece of major legislation. With the markets watching, crunch time is coming to Washington. Businesses and the markets are awaiting Congressional movement on tax reform, which they view as the most important legislative effort this year. But before it can turn to taxes, Congress must address two September deadlines: funding the federal government and raising the nation’s borrowing limit. Developments in those matters will prompt the markets to recalibrate the likelihood of tax reform, with consequent effects on equity values . . .
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Here are our thoughts on latest GOP ACA repeal & replace effort ow.ly/OxaG30fknDq
@WSJhas their take as well ow.ly/Dngg30fknIX
Yesterday from TheWashingtonUpdate's Twitter via Hootsuite
Side by side comparison- ACA & latest (likely last) GOP replacement plan. ow.ly/Jwtm30fir6j
Growing momentum- ow.ly/w7Gf30firdG
About 2 days ago from TheWashingtonUpdate's Twitter via Hootsuite
In case you missed Andy on CNBC's NBR last night commenting on GOP's latest ACA repeal effort- ow.ly/HUsZ30findq
Andy starts at 10:06
GOP ACA replacement bill growing support. Political pressure on lawmakers may carry vote.
About 3 days ago from TheWashingtonUpdate's Twitter via Hootsuite
Senate dropping the "Blue Slip" rule? This would allow Trump's judicial nominations to move forward more quickly. ow.ly/XGmE30fdO1V
About 4 days ago from TheWashingtonUpdate's Twitter via Hootsuite