Senate leaders eye changes to tax bill to win over GOP holdouts

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(Worthy News) - Senate Republicans negotiated changes to their tax reform legislation Monday, with leadership working to alter the bill to win the support of their conference members and then quickly pass it later this week.

Two Senate Republicans have said they are "nos" on the bill as currently written, on the grounds that it doesn’t provide tax breaks large enough to small businesses: Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Steve Daines of Montana, who declared his opposition Monday.

At least a handful of other Republicans, including ones who say they’re worried the tax cut could ramp up the federal debt, are uncommitted and seeking significant changes. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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