Well, we knew this wasn’t going to be easy, especially with Trump as President. We all know Tax Reform is needed! It’s way overdue! The vote was narrow with 13 Republicans joining Democrats in opposing the measure. Republicans passed the bill despite some opposition within the party over a plan to eliminate the popular State And Local Tax deduction (SALT) in the tax reform framework.
Here are the 13 GOP turncoats who voted against middle-class tax cuts:
The House voted on Thursday on the GOP plan to overhaul the tax code. Relatively few Republicans voted against it.
Only 13 Republicans joined with Democrats in opposing the measure, which gave GOP leaders a comfortable margin to pass their bill. Republicans could afford 23 defections with all but two members voting on Thursday.
GOP lawmakers have long wanted to cut taxes, and they face substantial pressure to secure a major legislative win before next year’s