By inserting Obamacare repeal into tax plan, Senate GOP may complicate passage
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 () Senate Republicans took a big gamble Tuesday with their tax reform bill, adding a partial Obamacare repeal provision that would free up more money for tax cuts, but also inject significant new political hurdles.
The change, backed by President Trump and a handful of senators, would end the mandate...
The No. 2 Senate Republican says the GOP is intent on repealing the individual mandate requirement under “Obamacare” as part of the tax bill. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters on Tuesday: “We’re going to repeal the tax on poor Americans.”
Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday recited a list of concerns she had with the Republican tax bill barreling through the Senate, raising pressure on the party’s... Wall Street Journal - USAlso reported by •Reuters