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Trump Offers No Assurances After Cuomo Meeting on SALT Deduction

Feb. 12, 2019, 10:35 PM

Donald Trump offered no assurances that he’d address complaints about new limits on federal deductions for state and local tax payments after meeting Feb. 12 with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a fierce critic of the caps.

The president “listened to the governor’s concerns,” Trump spokesman Judd Deere said in a statement following the White House meeting, adding that the session “demonstrates the president’s willingness to meet regularly with our nation’s governors.” The statement didn’t promise any action.

Cuomo, a Democrat, didn’t meet with reporters after the meeting and his office didn’t immediately return messages seeking comment.

Cuomo has consistently ...