At the White House, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the president would not make his tax returns public, even though Trump previously said he would release the returns after a "routine audit".
But Trump's proposal lacks the hard details about making the tax code simpler and more efficient in ways that don't add to the federal government's mounting debt.
But some Republicans who ran on reducing the national debt and deficit fear the president's plan further complicates the situation.
"I can't make any guarantees until this thing is done and it's on the president's desk".
So, assuming we still care about holding politicians to their word, we would be entitled to know whether this tax plan would indeed raise taxes on President Donald Trump.
They praised lower tax rates for families and businesses.
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"I'm glad the president showed the courage to release his tax proposal".
McConnell and Ryan issued the statement along with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee member Kevin Brady.
"Under the Trump plan, we will have a massive tax cut for businesses and massive tax reform and simplification". To pay for the cuts, the administration would eliminate all tax deductions, except the mortgage, charitable giving, and retirement savings deductions. The administration's tax plan is supported by the hope that the economy will grow at a rate of 3 percent (up from about 1 percent currently) by the end of 2017.
But the proposal would also eliminate the practice of deducting state income taxes and local property taxes from federal income taxes, and that could harm taxpayers in states with high local taxes, like NY. High earning taxpayers could see an immediate tax break on their income taxes, while low-income families may not feel much of a change, says Alan Cole, an economist with the Tax Foundation, a conservative think tank.
Mnuchin gave that description during a speech in Washington on Wednesday morning.
In defending his decision to not release his taxes, Trump and his administration have repeatedly argued that the matter is settled because he won the election without having released them. Under Trump's plan, the company would have a base tax rate that's about $11 billion less than it is now.
Much of Trump's income from his various businesses are taxed as "pass-through" corporations, a category that requires owners under current rules to pay individual tax rates as high as 39.6 percent.