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2017 is no 1986 when it comes to tax reform

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Sep 27, 2017
The ingredients used 30 years ago to rewrite the code don't exist today, including shared principles.
President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform at the Indiana Farm Bureau today in Indianapolis.
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From Reagan to Trump: How the Heritage Foundation has influenced policy

May 3, 2017
The president has relied on the conservative think tank for guidance, but its ideas can be traced to health care and welfare reform.
The Heritage Foundation's role in the conservative movement goes back to the 1970s, says Atlantic writer Molly Ball. Above, George W. Bush speaks to the foundation in 2007.
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What happened when an industry-friendly EPA leader in the '80s went too far

May 2, 2017
Anne Gorsuch's goal was to rein in the young agency during the anti-regulatory Reagan era.
In 1981, Ronald Reagan tapped conservative Anne Gorsuch to run the EPA. She oversaw a one-quarter budget cut at the agency, and enforcement cases by investigators plummeted.
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EPA attacks harken back to Reagan era

Mar 10, 2017
1980s' push to deregulate the agency resembles the Trump administration's plans.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt holds up an an agency baseball hat as he addresses employees at the agency's Washington, D.C., headquarters in February.
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"Reaganomics" with Chinese characteristics

Mar 4, 2016
"Supply-side reform" is the buzzword as China convenes its legislature.

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