10 Senate Republicans Who Could Tank The Tax Bill

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As the Senate prepares to take up its version of a tax policy bill, with the potential of a vote by week’s end, Republicans look about eight votes short.1 The big question is whether those reluctant members will put aside their concerns in favor of party unity or demand major changes to the legislation, complicating its route to passage.

While the Senate vote is important, it’s not the final step before the tax policy overhaul goes to President Trump. The House passed a bill earlier this month that differs significantly from what the Senate is considering. Republicans need to get a bill through the Senate so that either the House can adopt the Senate version or the two chambers can