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A Tale of Two Speeches

The president gave his State of the Union speech last Tuesday, while his Secretary of Treasury spoke to the Brookings Institution the following morning.  The president didn’t mention tax reform, whereas Lew devoted nearly his entire speech to building the case for action this year.  It was a head-scratching juxtaposition that still has us wondering if Treasury and the White House are on speaking terms these days. You can read the president’s speech here You can watch the Lew speech here Lew’s speech in particular is worth watching.  His focus was on the tax reform “framework” Treasury put forward three ...

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By |2015-01-26T16:49:37+00:00January 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments