“Marco Rubio Holding Out For Child Tax Credit That Actually Helps Poor People”


WASHINGTON ― Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he won’t vote for the latest version of the Republican tax bill unless leaders make it more generous for low-income families with children.

“I can’t in good conscience support it,” Rubio told reporters on Thursday.

Since Senate Democrats unanimously oppose the legislation, Republicans can lose only two votes in the chamber and still pass their bill. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) opposed an earlier version of the measure. ” MORE