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Hatch: Cohn, Mnuchin aren't fans of a border adjustment tax

May 10, 2017
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said this week that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn are “against” the border adjustment tax proposal being pushed by House GOP leaders. Bloomberg says Hatch told reporters on May 9 that their opposition would make a BAT “hard to pass” in the Senate. The story also notes that Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), a member of the Finance panel and the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, concurred...

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