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Tactical Nuclear Option Inside Reconciliation
With dynamic scoring, the Trump tax cuts would sail right through.
By Lawrence Kudlow, Apr 12, 2017

"Drain the swamp." It was one of President Trump's most powerful messages on the way to victory. Shake up Washington. Break a few eggs to create a new omelet. Overturn the establishment.

Well, hats off to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for doing some swamp-draining when he exercised the "nuclear option" to overturn the filibuster for Supreme Court justices. McConnell busted an old 19th century rule, which was never in the Constitution, and cleared the path for the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch -- as good a candidate as can be found. Good for McConnell.

But let's shift our swamp-draining focus to fiscal policy...

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