For Immediate Release
The Tax Scam Will Cost House Republicans Their Majority
"House Republicans just jammed through a historically unpopular tax bill that enriches their wealthy donors at the American people's expense. Every Republican will be held to account, regardless of if they voted for the bill or were given permission to vote no.
Next November, they will rue this day when voters express their wrath at the polls. Dozens of House Republicans, including Reps. Steve Knight (CA-25), Darrell Issa (CA-49), Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), Mimi Walters (CA-45), and Barbara Comstock (VA-10), should expect to lose their seats.
If rank and file Republicans go along with Speaker Paul Ryan's plan to follow up the tax scam with an attack on Medicare and Medicaid, they will fail. The only thing they will succeed at is making the bloodbath they will face next November even worse."
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