The failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act may have changed the shape of tax reform, according to Marc Gerson, a former majority tax counsel to the House Ways & Means Committee, and current member and Tax Department vice chair at law firm Miller & Chevalier.
“The immediate reaction when the health care bill failed was to push it aside and get on to tax reform, but over the weekend [President Trump] suggested that the administration will revisit health care first,” Gerson said. “That takes time and focus away from tax reform, and may change the dynamic of tax reform.”
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