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Momentum building for tax reform, key GOP lawmaker says

  • McClatchy Washington Bureau
  • Published Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.
  • Updated Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at 2:15 p.m.

House Republicans are eager to engage in tax reform.

At a party retreat in Cambridge, Md., House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., was upbeat after lawmakers met privately.

"It's really helpful to see momentum building behind a tax reform agenda," he said.

Camp said no specifics were discussed, but "people understand that tax reform means lowering rates."

Just how firm a commitment the House of Representatives Republicans will make remains uncertain. Meetings continue Thursday and Friday.

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