John McCain and Lisa Murkowski will support tax bill

Mar 2012
New Hampshire
Sen. John McCain will back the Senate GOP's tax bill, increasing the plan's chances of clearing the Senate by Friday.

McCain was one of the last GOP senators who had not committed to supporting the proposal.

"After careful thought and consideration, I have decided to support the Senate tax reform bill," McCain said in a statement Thursday. "I believe this legislation, though far from perfect, would enhance American competitiveness, boost the economy, and provide long overdue tax relief for middle class families."

McCain's stance, as well as an expected "yes" vote from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, leaves few GOP senators undecided. Republican leaders are tweaking the bill to ease concerns by other skeptical senators, including Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; James Lankford, R-Okla.; Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.; Susan Collins, R-Maine; Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Steve Daines, R-Mont.
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Dec 2015
In Your Heart!
McCain has little to lose upon screwing his non-wealthy constituents in voting for the bill since he is not running for re-election again. Murkowski will have to face the music, however, as well as the rest of the Republicans who are naive enough to vote for a bill that screws the Middle Class and the poor. They'll be sorry when the voters go to the polls next time! Of that you can be sure! :)