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The rush to enact the tax bill was designed to mask — as a break for the middle class — what is, in fact, a $1.4 trillion package of benefits for key donors and lobbyists, the richest members of Congress, President Trump, his family and other families like his.

1. What was the speed from introduction to passage of the bill?
2. What did the document entitled “The Games They Will Play: An Update on the Conference Committee Tax Bill” discuss?
3.Who are Glogower, Kamin, Kysar, and Shanske and what do they say about the tax bill?


Edsall, T.B. (2017).You Cannot Be Too Cynical About the Republican Tax Bill.The New York Times, Dec. 21 (Retrievable online at