Last week during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Washington, questioned Thomas Barthold (left), chief of staff for the Joint Committee on Taxation. DelBene’s line of questioning outlined how the House Republican tax reform bill provides deductions for corporations while eliminating similar deductions for families and individuals. (Associated Press photos)

Last week during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Washington, questioned Thomas Barthold (left), chief of staff for the Joint Committee on Taxation. DelBene’s line of questioning outlined how the House Republican tax reform bill provides deductions for corporations while eliminating similar deductions for families and individuals. (Associated Press photos)

Editorial: Slap-dash tax reform goes all in for corporations

To afford tax relief for corporations, Republican bills eliminate deductions that help families.

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