NY Rep. Collins says donors told him to get tax reform done ‘or don’t ever call’ again

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y.

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Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y.

A House Republican is actually stating the political necessity for Republicans to deliver tax overhaul legislation This particular year.

completely new York Rep. Chris Collins said Tuesday, “My donors are basically saying ‘get in which done or don’t ever call me again.”‘

President Donald Trump as well as also the Republicans need to show a tax bill as a major legislative accomplishment to protect their majorities in next year’s elections.

Meanwhile, Democrats on the House’s tax-writing committee plan to propose a battery of revisions to the Republican tax overhaul bill in which focus on middle-class concerns like childcare as well as also home buying.

As the committee works on the legislation, an initial amendment proposed by Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., might shut down the plan’s tax cuts if in two years the $20 trillion national debt had increased.

The amendments, without chance of approval by the Republican-dominated Ways as well as also Means Committee, focus attention on the issue of whether the middle class might benefit coming from the tax plan.

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