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How Republicans cut side deals to push through Trump's tax bill in Senate

Republicans also agreed to changes to help pay for the deals

Reuters  |  Washington 

US Senate Republicans made last-minute changes to their tax bill to secure enough votes to pass the sweeping legislation on Saturday and move on to negotiations this week on a final measure with Republicans in the House of Representatives. The deals enabled leadership to get four wavering Republican senators on board with the legislation by addressing issues such as deductions for state and local property taxes and the tax treatment of so-called pass-through enterprises. Republicans also agreed to changes to help pay for the deals, including higher tax rates on the repatriation ...

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 11:24 IST
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