GOP Pushes Business Tax Cut Through Divided US House

WASHINGTON – Republicans have ignored a White House veto threat and pushed an election-year, $46 billion tax cut for most employers through a sharply divided House. The $46 billion measure, approved on a mostly party-line 235-173 vote, lacked either suspense or any expectation that the plan would become law. The bill will die in the Democratic-controlled Senate, and for good measure, the White House warned of a veto by President Obama, saying the proposal is far too broad and generous to the wealthy.

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