Probably will more changes….
We haven’t heard from Senator’s Corker, Collins, Flake and Murkowski and Cruz probaly won’t the guy to sink things on his own…But he hasn’t said yes….
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on last-minute changes to their sweeping tax measure to win over GOP holdouts — although it’s unclear whether it’ll be enough for a pair of Senate Republicans to come on board.
The negotiators have agreed to expand the child tax credit at the behest of Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced on Thursday that he would be a “no” unless the credit was made more generous. The refundable portion of the child tax credit was increased from $1,100 to $1,400, according to a senior Senate GOP aide.
News of the changes leaked out as a joint panel of lawmakers from both chambers began signing the legislative text they intend to be the final version of tax reform. They plan to release that text publicly at the end of the day on Friday.
Still, Rubio and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), who also wants a bigger child tax credit, said they’d yet to see the details.
“We have not seen bill text, and until we see if the percentage of the refundable credit is significantly higher, then our position remains the same,” a spokesperson for Rubio’s office said in an email….