Ryan picks his negotiating team for tax cut bill

Ryan picks his negotiating team for tax cut bill
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Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanDems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia National Dems make play in Ohio special election Trump vows to hold second meeting with Putin MORE (R-Wis.) on Monday evening named nine Republicans from relevant committees to serve on the House-Senate conference committee on tax-cut legislation.

The conference will be led by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradySenate panel advances Trump IRS nominee GOP looks to blunt Dems’ attacks on rising premiums Meet the woman who is Trump's new emissary to Capitol Hill MORE (R-Texas) and include four other GOP members of the tax-writing panel: Reps. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesNunes used political donations for K in NBA tickets, winery tours, Vegas trips: report Russia raises problems for GOP candidates GOP lawmaker regrets appearing on Alex Jones's radio show MORE (Calif.), Peter Roskam Peter James RoskamGOP looks to blunt Dems’ attacks on rising premiums IRS reduces donor reporting rules for some tax-exempt groups The Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — Mueller indicts 12 Russian officials for DNC hack | Trump does damage control after bombshell interview MORE (Ill.), Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackBrady at White House meeting: House to vote on more tax cuts in September GOP lawmaker introduces legislation labelling first-time illegal border crossing as a felony Scalise throws support behind Black, Blackburn ahead of Tennessee primary MORE (Tenn.) and Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemTrump, GOP launch full-court press on compromise immigration measure Trump says he will sign executive order to end family separations Six takeaways from 2018's Super Tuesday MORE (S.D.).

Nunes is a senior member of the panel, Roskam is chairman of the Ways and Means tax-policy subcommittee and Black is chairwoman of the House Budget Committee. Noem has been prominently featured at events promoting the tax efforts, particularly on efforts to repeal the estate tax. Both Black and Noem are running for governor.

Ryan also named four GOP lawmakers to the conference to focus on provisions outside of the Ways and Means Committee's jurisdiction. The Senate-passed bill allows for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, sells oil from the strategic petroleum reserve and repeals ObamaCare's individual mandate.

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob BishopRobert (Rob) William BishopDefense Department walks back opposition to sage grouse amendment More than 100 Dems oppose GOP efforts to change endangered species law Western lawmakers introduce bills to amend Endangered Species Act MORE (R-Utah) and committee member Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungAlaska congressional candidate has never visited the state: AP Overnight Energy: New EPA head looks to reassure staff | New round of ex-Pruitt staffers leave | House votes to overhaul fisheries law | Trump rips Germany for pipeline deal with Russia House votes to overhaul fishery management law MORE (R-Alaska) will be on the conference committee as well as House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg WaldenGregory (Greg) Paul WaldenDominant internet platforms must disrupt themselves Hammond pardons raise fears of emboldened anti-government extremists Oregon ranchers pardoned by Trump fly home on Pence donor's private jet MORE (R-Ore.) and panel member John ShimkusJohn Mondy ShimkusNew EPA chief draws sharp contrast to Pruitt Unending Pruitt controversies leave Republicans frustrated Overnight Energy: House votes to advance Yucca Mountain nuke waste plan | EPA won't reverse danger findings for paint stripping chemical | County sues oil companies over climate MORE (R-Ill.).

The announcement of the conference members follows a vote earlier Monday evening to go to conference with the Senate.

updated at 9:16 p.m.