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A Republican senator finally admitted what's needed to fix the tax bill — and Trump won't like it

Sen. Susan Collins is proposing to shrink GOP tax cuts for the rich and for corporations. She would offer larger tax breaks to middle-income families. Tax cuts are limited to a $1.5 trillion deficit increase over 10 years; any new tax cuts in the bill have to be offset with tax increases to hit that target. A key fact about tax reform is that it has to fit inside a box. Republicans in Congress passed a budget resolution that says the tax bill can't grow the deficit by more than $1.
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