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"So let's put, or at least try to put, the partisan posturing behind us and come together as Americans", Trump said, going on to declare that his tax overhaul plan - which he called "The American Model" - will create "millions and millions" of new jobs, bring back "trillions of dollars in wealth that's parked overseas" and give the U.S. a "competitive edge" in world markets.

US President Donald Trump participates in a tax reform kickoff event at the Loren Cook Company in Springfield, MO, on August 30, 2017.

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, though, need to get on board, said Bossie, and they should start by listening to Trump's "optimistic message to the American people" on Wednesday, when he'll explain why tax relief is needed.

Some of the companies that have left the United States for Ireland might make the decision to come back, he said. Claire McCaskill to get behind his new introduced tax reform. It appears unlikely Democrats will support the eventual Republican tax reform plan, which Trump is scheduled to hammer out with lawmakers next week.

Trump said that a large business tax cut - he suggested trimming the corporate rate from 35 percent to 15 percent - would make American companies more competitive with their worldwide peers, which he said would benefit the middle class.

Congress will have to spend the month focusing on time-sensitive spending and debt bills, leaving little time for the prolonged process of debating the tax system.

Trump said with lower taxes for middle class families, "that means they'll go out and spend their money and it'll be a handsome thing to watch".

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"It's time to invest in Our country, to rebuild our communities and to hire our great American workers", Trump said. "Many of my competitors, as well as the contractors, builders and workers who depended on them, went under". "I tell you what, the United States is counting on it". That's an exaggeration. Trump repeatedly referred to the US top nominal 35% rate, which is among the world's highest.

"They have no plans whatsoever for tax reform that have any chance for enactment by Congress", he told the Globe after Trump's speech. Or did they want jobs?

It's very important to remember that the White House will not release its own tax reform plan.

The second principle in the President's speech was that a tax reform bill should be oriented toward economic growth.

Stephen Moore has blamed the loss of USA business to many countries, including Ireland, on the U.S. having "the highest business tax rate in the world". And while the corporate tax rate is the highest of the 35 advanced economies in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the overall US tax burden is among the lowest.

Republicans are gearing up for a major push to fundamentally overhaul the tax code.

Trump didn't produce a detailed proposal to carry out this plan, but the idea of business tax reform received a warm reception from AT&T.

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