"I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are", he continued.
Republicans are advocating a deep cut in the corporate tax rate, tax cuts for the middle class and a simplified code.
The president and Vice President Mike Pence met September 6 in the Oval Office with both Republican and Democratic congressional leadership-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi-to discuss the best way to move forward with tax reform and the administration's other legislative agendas.
Pelosi, the House minority leader, has been in Trump's cross-hairs less frequently than Schumer, the Senate minority leader - but both have faced the president's ire.
He explained that McConnell is now saying that tax reform might have to wait until 2018.
"Just bullets and structure is all I need", Brat said.
He's talking about a program he's phasing out that protects some young immigrants in the country illegally.
Trump dined Tuesday night with several Republican and Democratic senators to discuss tax reform.
Democrats and some Republicans have long pushed for legislation to shield Dreamers from deportation, give them the ability to work legally in the United States and eventually become citizens.
Can one envision an alliance between Democrats, moderate Republicans and Trump, leaving the tea party and Freedom Caucus behind? "More and more we're trying to work things out together", Trump explained Wednesday, calling the development a "positive thing" for both parties. Funding for Trump's promised wall had been thought to be a major point of contention between Republicans and Democrats as they attempted to forge a deal.
"Well, I'm conservative and, I will tell you, I'm not skeptical", Trump said. "So, we would like to see 15 percent".
Trump has not built up enough political capital or credibility to get us to believe he has suddenly had an epiphany about bipartisanship.