WASHINGTON - As Congress returns to Washington, the Republicans who control the House and Senate have a big to-do list: tax reform, hurricane relief and a possible resolution to the DACA program.
President Donald Trump is placing tax reform at the top of his agenda, entertaining a bipartisan group of senators at the White House on Tuesday in the hopes of currying favor – and votes. Democrats like Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana are some of the major targets as they face re-election efforts next year in states that the President won decisively last November.
But as efforts to reform health care failed, will Trump find a similar result with his own party? Joe Perticone, politics reporter from Business Insider, joined Jim Lokay on “The Final 5” to discuss what is next on Capitol Hill, and how the events in Charlottesville continue to cast a shadow over D.C.