Schumer to House GOP: Voting to Repeal State Deduction ‘Would Be Political Suicide’

Thursday on the Senate floor, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told House Republicans if they got rid of the state and local tax deductions, that “would be political suicide.”

Schumer said, “I say to every one of my Republican colleagues in the House who come from a suburban district, this bill could be your political doom.”

He added, “The overwhelming Democratic turnout in suburban districts in Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania should send shivers down the spine of House Republicans who represent those districts. Voting to repeal the state and local deduction, walloping the middle class and upper middle-class suburbs would be political suicide, all to bow down to special wealthy interests, special big interests of large corporations.”

(h/t The Hill)

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