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A possible fix for the Senate GOP tax bill could lead to a fight with Trump over his 'red line' on tax cuts

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday President Donald Trump would not bend on his desire for a 20% corporate tax rate.
GOP Sen. Susan Collins said Monday, however, that a corporate rate above 20% is on the table.
Analysts say that a slightly more modest cut would help the tax bill pass, but it would also anger the president.
On Monday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump has determined one piece of the GOP tax bill is non-negotiable: the 20% corporate tax rate.
"It's not going up," Mnuchin said at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council. "I can tell you this...
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After pop tax loss, Preckwinkle headed for fight over budget cuts to sheriff, chief judge

After pop tax loss, Preckwinkle headed for fight over budget cuts to sheriff, chief judge

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Rebuked on a pop tax , Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Monday proposed cutting $200 million through a mix of laying off midlevel managers, holding the line on raises and requiring workers to take unpaid days off. Though she had vowed that budget cuts would be up to commissioners,...
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