Senate blocks Trump's spending cuts

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ㅤô¿ô …The total amount of the cuts would have been less than 0.5% of the budget.ㅤ

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House adopts Senate budget, takes step toward tax reform

ㅤ”Twenty Republicans voted against the budget in the 216-212 vote, more than the 18 who voted against the original House version earlier this month.
ㅤMost of the 20 defectors were centrists hailing from populous states that could stand to lose from eliminating the state and local tax deduction.
ㅤThose lawmakers included Reps. Dan Donovan (N.Y.), John Faso (N.Y.), Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.), John Katko (N.Y.), Pete King (N.Y.), Leonard Lance (N.J.), Frank LoBiondo (N.J.), Tom MacArthur (N.J.), Chris Smith (N.J.), Elise Stefanik (N.Y.), Claudia Tenney (N.Y.) and Lee Zeldin (N.Y.).”

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Republicans threaten to block budget passage over local deductions


Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y.

ㅤ”Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., and others from high-tax states say they will not vote for the Senate budget resolution this week because the GOP tax reform outline would eliminate the state and local tax deduction that brings huge savings to their constituents at tax filing time.”

ㅤô¿ô …Establishment politicians defending America’s privileged class. #draintheswamp !!!!

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House to take up Senate budget on Thursday


Republican Study Committee

ㅤ”The House is expected to vote on the Senate-amended 2018 budget resolution on Thursday, according to a leadership aide, moving ahead the Trump administration’s tax reform efforts.”

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Trump to rally House Republicans around Senate budget

ㅤ”The President will join a rare Sunday afternoon House GOP conference call to rally Republicans behind the budget bill. Its passage would allow Republicans to fast track their tax plan and move it forward without Senate Democratic votes, potentially giving them a legislative accomplishment Republicans desperately want after their fumbling efforts earlier this year to repeal Obamacare.”

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Freedom Caucus will back Senate budget — in exchange for tax promise


ㅤFreedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows

ㅤ”In exchange for their votes, the Freedom Caucus wants a promise that GOP tax writers will hold their first committee markup the following week, with a House floor vote on the tax bill in the second week of November.”

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