Dec 20, 2017 - Politics & Policy

MSNBC grills House Republican on keeping carried interest in tax bill

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle went after Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) Wednesday, one of the 227 Republicans who voted "yes" on the tax bill, for struggling to answer why the GOP hasn't closed the carried interest loophole.

The big question: Ruhle pointed to this morning's Axios event, where Gary Cohn told Mike Allen that the White House tried 25 times to get rid of the loophole, but the Hill fought to keep it. "Who supports it?" Ruhle asked.

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