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Republicans Just Snuck A Huge Taxpayer Giveaway For Betsy DeVos Into Their Tax Bill

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' One provision ADDED TO the bill is both shockingly narrow in its target and amazingly corrupt in its intent. The narrowness of this tax loophole shows the lengths to which the GOP will go to get their “wealth transfer to billionaires”  passed. 'P. 289 has a provision by Sen. Toomey to create an exemption from the university endowment tax — the exemption appears to apply only to Hillsdale, a conservative college the DeVos family supports. The bill would apply to any university that forgoes Title IV funding -- the program that offers federal financial aid to students. The acceptance of Title IV funds requires the universities to follow a set of government regulations that include things like banning discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and rules for how to respond to allegations of sexual assault.'

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