White House, Republicans aim for tax bill in first half of September

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Posted: Jun 20, 2017 1:34 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said on Tuesday that the White House and congressional Republicans are working to get a tax reform bill to the floor of Congress during the first two weeks of September.

Speaking to a group of executives from the technology sector at the White House, Cohn said Republicans do not want to negotiate the tax bill on the floor, but instead will work out a deal beforehand.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)