Top Republican senators are signaling that they may not be able to complete a tax overhaul before August, even as House leaders and members of President Donald Trump's administration say they're committed to meeting that deadline.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said during an interview with Politico Thursday that debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act is putting some constraints on addressing taxes before Congress takes its summer break in August.

"I think finishing on tax reform will take longer," McConnell said. "We do have to finish the health-care debate, up or down, win or lose, before we go to taxes."

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