The Association of Global Automakers President and CEO John Bozzella released the following statement after Congressional leaders announced they are no longer looking to the border adjustment tax as part of a tax reform plan.

“Today's announcement on eliminating the harmful border adjustment tax is an encouraging step forward in reforming our country's complex tax code. The Association of Global Automakers is pleased to see tax reform moving forward in a meaningful way and keeping American jobs at the forefront of this effort.”


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