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Nov 3, 2017

11/03/2017: Are tax bill critics swamp creatures or legitimate interest groups?

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Kai gets into a weedy economic conversation about the tax bill with Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. There’s still a lot to unpack about the bill, which we also discuss with Sudeep Reddy…

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Trump's top economist makes his pitch for corporate tax cuts

by Kai Ryssdal Nov 3, 2017
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Competing American messages at the U.N. climate talks

by Jed Kim Nov 3, 2017
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How “Brand America” is perceived as Trump travels to Asia

by Aaron Schrank Nov 3, 2017
President Donald Trump leaves today on an 11-day trip to Asia, by way of Hawaii. It will be his longest foreign trip as president and the longest visit to the region by any U.S. president in 25 years. The schedule…

Small business takes on GOP over tax bill

by Kimberly Adams Nov 3, 2017
Congressional staffers, lobbyists, think tanks, and many others are getting ready for a weekend of digging through the 400-plus page GOP tax bill. They will be sorting out where to pick their fights come Monday, when the bill heads to…

Kai gets into a weedy economic conversation about the tax bill with Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. There’s still a lot to unpack about the bill, which we also discuss with Sudeep Reddy of Politico and the Los Angeles Times’ Don Lee on the Weekly Wrap, and with advocates for small business owners. And in not-tax-related news, a preview of President Donald Trump’s upcoming travels to Asia as America’s brand ambassador and why an unconventional faction will be leading the U.S. envoy at next week’s United Nations climate talks in Germany.