GOP tax reform debate: 20, 22, whatever it takes

The epic adventure of Republican tax reform continues as House and Senate Republicans confer — apparently for the first time ever — on the cornerstone of their economic agenda. Both versions of the bill qualify under Senate rules for reconciliation, but political pressure on deficit spending has apparently prompted negotiators to look for more revenue. According to the Washington Post, a proposal to change one of the few major features in common between both bills has gained momentum in conference, despite its potential impact on what was supposed to be the bill’s main motivation — economic stimulus.
They’re making it up as they go along, aren’t they?
Leading Republicans are looking at scaling back some of the corporate tax cuts that they are trying to usher into law, two people involved in the tax negotiations said, convinced they need to find new revenue in order to make last-minute fixes to the giant

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