November 29, 2017 GU Politics In The News

Grover Norquist: Tax Reform Will ‘Pass,’ Warns of GOP ‘Hissy Fit’


by Paul Bedard

This piece first appeared in the Washington Examiner.

Washington tax czar Grover Norquist is confident that Republican tax reform legislation will pass in the Senate and eventually be signed into law by President Trump.

The president of Americans for Tax Reform said “it’s going to pass. We need 50 votes plus the vice president and I checked with him, he’s OK.”

And as a result, he warned Republican senators holding out for a better deal to not dig their heels in too deep because they might get left behind.

“Two people can stand over in the corner and go, ‘I’m too cool for school. I’m a maverick,’” he said during a panel discussion Tuesday night at Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service the McCourt School of Public Policy.

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