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General News    H3'ed 10/5/17

House Republicans Just Used A Shady Trick To Ram Through Trump's Tax Breaks For The Wealthy

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"To shield the deficit-busting plan from a Democratic filibuster in the Senate, the House passed a complicated $4.1 trillion budget plan which, is carefully constructed to allow for a “reconciliation” vote, which means the two chambers legislation will be so similar that it can be passed by a simple majority of Senators. The point is to allow conservatives to campaign on what this bill promises, even though nobody expects many of their items to actually be included in the final bill. The biggest magic trick in the Republicans effort to camouflage what is really happening creates a stalking horse for eventual passage ofTrump's tax “reform” without a single Democratic vote."

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