Trump to sell tax plan in Pennsylvania next week

Trump to sell tax plan in Pennsylvania next week
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President Trump will sell his tax plan in a speech in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday.

"The president will be back out on the road next week building support for this plan, which is really a jobs bill," Sanders said during the daily press briefing.

Last week, the White House and congressional Republicans released a tax framework that would reduce the number of individual tax brackets and slash tax rates for businesses. The congressional tax-writing committees are using the framework as a guideline as they craft legislation, which they hope to pass by the end of the year.

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Pennsylvania is home to Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyThe GOP tax bill will be a health care burden on American families Democrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  GOP campaign committees call on Democrats to return Franken donations MORE Jr., one of the Democrats up for reelection next year in a state that Trump won.

Trump has previously given tax speeches in several other states he carried with Democratic senators: Missouri, North Dakota and Indiana. Sens. Heidi HeitkampMary (Heidi) Kathryn HeitkampDemocrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  Overnight Finance: House passes sweeping tax bill in huge victory for GOP | Senate confirms banking regulator | Mulvaney eyed for interim head of consumer agency Overnight Regulation: Senators unveil bipartisan gun background check bill | FCC rolls back media regs | Family leave credit added to tax bill | Senate confirms banking watchdog MORE (D-N.D.) and Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyDemocrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  Indiana Dems: GOP has double standard on donations from alleged assaulters GOP campaign committees call on Democrats to return Franken donations MORE (D-Ind.) joined Trump when he spoke in their states.

The announcement about the tax speech comes shortly after Trump hosted manufacturers in the Oval Office and signed a document proclaiming Friday National Manufacturing Day. During the signing ceremony, Trump said he wants to "dramatically reduce the tax on American manufacturers so that we can compete and win on the world stage."