Despite CEO exodus, Republicans think tax reform is inoculated from Trump race controversy

Even as some Republicans criticized Trump for his comments about the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., key players suggested that the push for tax reform would proceed apace. Big businesses are putting “100 percent support behind, basically the consolidated Republican position,” said Grover Norquist, a conservative activist who as head of Americans for Tax Reform has pushed for a reform of the tax code for years.