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GOP, Dem Lawmakers Differ on Strategies To Repeal Device Tax

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

While Republican Congressman Pitts says he wants to inject language to repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax as part of a GOP ObamaCare “Off-Ramp” bill expected this summer, Democratic Senator Klobuchar says she is working on finding a pay for by the end of the year that would appease her Democratic colleagues and the White House.

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