Tax reform is officially underway in the Senate, with major questions among some Republicans about whether they can vote for the current bill. According to reports from the Hill, the expectation is to get a bill to the floor for a vote by the end of the week. This of course would give President Trump a vote before Christmas, but at this point there isn’t a guarantee a bill will pass.
But one key Senator, known for holding up Republican bills, is a yes vote and is encouraging his fellow members to get on the same page.
Writing in an op-ed for Fox News, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul laid out his justification for tax reform.
This tax bill is a true test for my colleagues. I’m not getting everything I want — far from it. But I’ve been immersed in this process. I’ve fought for and received major changes for the better — and I plan to vote for this bill as it stands right now.
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