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Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion

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Trump speaks to diplomats and guests at the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) Chairman's Global Dinner in WashingtonBy Patrick Rucker and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Early optimism among business lobbyists and executives that Donald Trump’s election heralded better days has slowly given way to uncertainty as the president-elect fires off mixed and sometimes confusing messages on healthcare, taxes and trade. Some of that has frayed as questions arise over the nuts and bolts of Trump’s campaign promises, although many in the business community said they remain optimistic. Doubts deepened over the weekend as Trump declared he would replace President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare plan known as Obamacare with “insurance for everybody” – a goal far beyond Republican designs – and criticized a key component of a plan in Congress to overhaul corporate taxes.

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