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Ryan, Nunes defend Trump's plan to tackle trade deficits through border adjustments

January 29, 2017 at 1:42 PM
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ways & Means Committee member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) last week voiced their support for President Trump's intent to use the GOP tax plan's border adjustment provision to collect revenue from countries with which the U.S. has a trade deficit, but clarified that while Trump has singled out Mexico as a target country, the GOP plan would tax imports from all countries equally. “It's an elegant solution if you want to get money coming...

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