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Senate GOP All In On Tax Bill
National Review Online, by Jibran Khan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/15/2017 4:26:30 PM

The Senate GOP is now united in support of the party’s tax plan. Senators Rubio (R-FL) and Scott (R-SC) announced their support after securing an increase in child tax credit refundability, which they have been pushing for throughout the bill’s finalization process. This was followed by a surprise announcement from Senator Corker – the sole Republican senator to vote against the previous bill — that he would support the final product, even though it still contains the deficit effects that he opposes. If no senators change their minds between now and the day of the vote, GOP leadership can pass

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 12/15/2017 4:34:20 PM     (No. 11481769)

Amazing how the specter of death (in this case political) can focus the mind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Midnight Rambler, 12/15/2017 4:52:25 PM     (No. 11481778)

I´ll believe it when I see it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ken M., 12/15/2017 5:16:59 PM     (No. 11481797)

I don´t totally understand it, but if Senator Scott is in favor of it, so am I.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hpmatt, 12/15/2017 5:36:44 PM     (No. 11481809)

Didn´t read the NRO article - does it hate tax cuts if stupid Trump does them? Unlike 41 raising them? and 43 adding medicare Part D? Rah rah!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: curious1, 12/15/2017 5:38:04 PM     (No. 11481814)

Next go-round, try limiting the child tax credit to not exceed taxes actually paid in.

Giving away free money through this program is disgusting - loads of the lower 30% - 40% that (on paper) don´t make enough money to pay their fair share of taxes, get money back. Exactly how does that work? It´s another give-away of money stolen from the rest of us at gunpoint. And it needs to stop!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jjs, 12/15/2017 5:51:19 PM     (No. 11481826)

Every time I see a win for the people I remind myself how the corrupt government is fighting to stop any all of this. Tax cuts, jobs, growth, higher wages, safe communities, boarder control, less regs, more freedom and the list will go on.

The government is the biggest enemy of the people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: plex, 12/15/2017 6:06:30 PM     (No. 11481842)

All to flap is just a flop. The only thing that really really counts is 21% corporate income tax. Lower prices, higher wages, more expansion. Big win.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 12/15/2017 6:09:41 PM     (No. 11481844)

Agree #6. And I dont trust those progressive republicans anymore than I trust their friends across the aisle. Especially with that anti-american skunk McConnell leading them. Like #2 said, I´ll believe it when I see it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Fosterdad, 12/15/2017 10:59:58 PM     (No. 11482045)

The big question is whether McCain and Corchran will be physically able to vote.

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