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The White House and Congress were said to be working together on the drafting of reform legislation after the Republican party hit by several roadblocks en route to the passing of its proposed tax reform bill.

"We could have done a one-year deal, this wasn't widely reported, on the debt ceiling", Mnuchin said Tuesday.

"What the exact number is less important", he said, adding, "what's more important is making sure we have a competitive system".

"I don't know if we will be able to achieve that, given the budget issues", Mnuchin said referring to the goal of reaching an 15 percent tax rate. The administration has planned to pass a tax overhaul with only Republican votes.

Mnuchin also repeated that Trump is committed to eliminating the special tax treatment of carried interest-but not for all the investment firms that make use of it.

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"These relationships are very important and the relationships with the president are there", he said.

The Treasury secretary said the administration still wanted the carried interest break to be available to "other entities that create jobs". White House legislative director Marc Short says its principles for the tax overhaul will be released "in a matter of days, not weeks".

Mnuchin also said he's considering backdating any tax changes to the beginning of the year, which "would be a big boon for the economy".

Democratic leaders including Mr. Schumer and Senator Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, are set to unveil a report on Tuesday finding that eliminating with the estate tax would mostly benefit the wealthiest Americans. "The president wants to increase military spending and that's something he is going to demand for December".

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