Momentum building for tax reform, key GOP lawmaker says


McClatchy Washington Bureau

House Republicans are eager to engage in tax reform.

At a party retreat in Cambridge, Md., House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., was upbeat after lawmakers met privately.

"It's really helpful to see momentum building behind a tax reform agenda," he said.

Camp said no specifics were discussed, but "people understand that tax reform means lowering rates."

Just how firm a commitment the House of Representatives Republicans will make remains uncertain. Meetings continue Thursday and Friday.

Read more Politics Wires stories from the Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Join the

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category