You Go Your Way, I'll Go Mine

You Go Your Way, I'll Go Mine

Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell is about to abandon his cooperative relationship with House Speaker Tom Foley over the issue of a cut in the Social Security payroll tax. Last year both leaders blocked the measure because they feared the tax-revenue loss might aggravate the budget deficit. Now Mitchell has changed his mind because he feels Democrats must do something to attract middle-class voters. With his support, a bill mandating a hefty $60 billion cut in the tax should pass easily this session in both houses.


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