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Trump's new tax plan could save Amazon roughly $2 billion over the next two years

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Amazon could save roughly $2 billion over the next two years if Trump's new tax plan goes into effect next year, according Cowen & Co.
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The GOP Must Crack These Four Tax Bill Disagreements

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The effort will fail if just three Republican senators vote no.
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Polling: GOP Tax Scam Will Cripple Vulnerable Republicans

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Vulnerable Republicans hoping and praying that the GOP Tax Scam will save their collective skin should have a seat and take a deep breath.
It won't. And the data is indisputable.
“Poll after poll is showing that the GOP Tax Scam will drag down Republicans next November,” said DCCC Tyler Law. “Clearly, hiking taxes on middle-class families is just as unpopular as this do-nothing Republican Congress.”
See below for a roundup of public polling:
Quinnipiac Poll 64% of American voters say the Republican tax plan benefits the wealthy the most, compared to only 24% that say it benefits the middle...
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The Tax Bill Shows Yet Again Republicans Only Care About States' Rights When It Serves Them

The Tax Bill Shows Yet Again Republicans Only Care About States' Rights When It Serves Them

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From guns to health care, the GOP's commitment to federalism ends where progressive policies begin.
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Amazon, Facebook and Google could save billions thanks to the GOP tax bill

Amazon, Facebook and Google could save billions thanks to the GOP tax bill

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Cowen estimates that Amazon, Google and Facebook will save a combined $4.5 billion on taxes in 2018 thanks to the GOP tax bill.
They should also benefit from the bill's capex expensing provision.
The GOP tax bill has long been expected to boost corporate profits. Now we know just how much the biggest tech companies in the US stand to save - and what that could mean for their bottom lines.
Google will save $2.28 billion in 2018, while Facebook will see $1.56 billion in savings and Amazon will enjoy a $723 million break, according to estimates from Cowen senior research analyst John...
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Nick Ayers will not replace White House chief of staff John Kelly as suspected

Nick Ayers will not replace White House chief of staff John Kelly as suspected

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Key House Democrat Jerry Nadler Says Trump Payments May Be 'Impeachable...

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Senate Judiciary Committee member Angus King says Mueller's Michael Flynn...

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Rep. Schiff Talks 'Jail Time'

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