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December 7, 2017

Some in GOP offer blunt take on taxes

  • Days and nights of tough negotiations await since GOP leaders are intent on delivering a final package to President Donald Trump by Christmas.
    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON — Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt assessment, casting the bill as a boost to big corporations and the wealthy instead of the middle class.

    “Fundamentally if you look at the bulk of the bill, two-thirds of it, it's tied on the business side,” Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., said Tuesday as leaders in the House and Senate hailed their respective measures as an advantage for working Americans.

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