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White House Backs Off Firm Deadline for Tax Reform

Press secretary Sean Spicer said he would like to see tax reform passed by August but did not commit to it

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    (Published Monday, March 20, 2017)

    The White House is giving itself wiggle room on a tax-reform timeline, CNBC reported.

    Top Trump administration officials like Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have previously set a goal of passing an overhaul of the American tax system by Congress' August recess.

    On Monday, press secretary Sean Spicer said he would like to see tax reform passed by August but did not firmly commit to it

    "It still would be a great opportunity before they leave for August recess, but we're going to make sure we do this right," Spicer told reporters at his daily briefing.

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