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Marco Rubio Threatens No Vote On Tax Reform

Published by American Lookout

Written by Mike LaChance

Getting Republicans to agree on anything these days is like herding cats. They’re so close to passing tax reform but now Marco Rubio is threatening to derail the whole thing.

The Washington Post reports:

Rubio to vote against GOP tax bill unless tax credit for working poor is expanded

Sen. Marco Rubio informed Senate leaders Thursday he intends to vote against Republicans’ $1.5 trillion tax plan unless it includes a larger expansion of a child tax credit.

“I understand that this is a process of give and take, especially when there’s only a couple of us fighting for it, the leverage is lessened,” Rubio (R-Fla.) said Thursday in the Senate.[…]

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December 14, 2017

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