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Highlights from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Open Conference Meeting

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Speaker Ryan Talks Tax Reform, CR, CHIP at Weekly Presser

Summary: Today at his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan repeated President Trump’s announcement that, if passed by the end of the year, Americans will see benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as early as February of next year. He also discussed ongoing appropriations talks and extending children’s health insurance funding—something the House has already done.

Opening Statement:

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

“The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—you know what? It’s about making jobs grow in this economy. It’s about middle-class incomes going higher. This is about giving people the ability to make ends meet and to plan for the future. I’m so excited that we’re on the cusp of this great accomplishment. And if Congress acts by Christmas, people are going to see gains very soon.

“As the president announced yesterday, if tax reform passes, taxpayers will see more money in their paychecks beginning in February. Withholding tables will reflect that. The IRS is already taking steps to prepare new withholding tables for 2018 based upon this legislation.

“This tax cut will mean less of a paycheck going to Washington and more to the hardworking person who earned it. Again, that is the whole purpose of this: bigger paychecks for the people working hard to provide for their families. This is real relief, in addition of course that this relief gives people a simpler system and a fairer tax code. That is what this accomplishes.  

Continuing Resolution

“Second, the Appropriations Committee has introduced a continuing resolution that addresses critical national priorities. As you know, the people’s House here passed all 12 government appropriation bills on time and ahead of the fiscal year deadline. It remains our goal to see all 12 become law.

“For now, at a time when we face threats around the globe, we believe it’s vitally important that we fund our national defense. We want to make sure that the resources are in place to continue the important work to rebuild our military. As you all know, this is one of our high priorities this term is to rebuild our military. This bill helps do that.

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

“We’re also acting to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program. You may recall last month—I think it was November the third—the House passed a fully-funded extension to protect the nine million children covered under CHIP. That bill is H.R. 3922, the Championing Healthy Kids Act.

“Unfortunately, an overwhelming majority of House Democrats voted against that extension of CHIP funding. Care for children in need should always, always go beyond party lines. So I certainly hope both parties will come together to make sure that we extend CHIP funding right now.”

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Statement on Net Neutrality Regulation

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