Democrats in states President Trump carried are already having a hard time explaining why they opposed bigger paychecks for their constituents. Think this won’t be a problem for them in 2018? Think again.
Washington Examiner: Joe Manchin struggles to explain opposition to GOP tax bill. “Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Wednesday struggled to explain his opposition to the Republican tax overhaul, conceding in a local radio interview that it contains ‘some good things’ that could benefit his state….West Virginia radio talk show host Hoppy Kercheval asked the senator why he opposed legislation that will benefit the ‘vast majority’ of taxpayers and businesses in the state. ‘The things that you mention are correct. Initially people will benefit and see some changes in their taxes,’ Manchin admitted.’”
The Herald Bulletin: Donnelly's no vote on tax package will be campaign issue.
The Detroit News: Merry Christmas to taxpayers.
What voters in 2018 states are reading today…
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