Senate Headed Toward Including Obamacare Mandate Repeal In Tax Bill

Are Republicans shooting themselves in the foot again?

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans are now strongly considering including a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate in their tax proposal, a decision that could greatly complicate the GOP’s efforts to cut taxes and could arm Democrats with a major talking point against the legislation.Republicans don’t appear certain the individual mandate repeal will ultimately be part of their tax proposal, but it appears the Senate Finance Committee will include repeal language in the bill it reports to th...