Ryan: ‘We Have Every Intent’ of Making Tax Cuts Permanent

During a press conference on Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) stated he has “every intent” of making the individual tax cuts in the GOP tax bill that have sunsets permanent.

One of the reporters at the presser asked Ryan, “So you have said that — or you’ve spoken often about the tax cuts that families will see in the first few years of the plan. What can you say about the tax cuts that individuals will see at the end of the next decade? Because the JCT analysis showed that some –.”

Ryan then cut in to answer, “Sure, so, obviously our — we have every intent of making those permanent. Because of the Senate rules, you know why that sunset is there. So it is obviously our intent, like times past, to make all those permanent.”

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