McClintock defends vote on sweeping tax reform bill


Tom McClintockEditor’s note: Following last week’s congressional vote to change the tax system in America, Rep. Tom McClintock sent out this letter explaining why he voted for the bill. He had previously voted against the bill. Mr. Speaker:
I opposed the House version of the tax reform bill because the loss of broad-based deductions like state and local taxes would have caused significant tax increases on many of my middle-class constituents in the high-tax, high-cost state of California. It inc...

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