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Incoming rules chair: Democrats won't require three-fifths supermajority to approve income tax increases

House Democrats Change Rules to Make It Easier to Raise Taxes


By -- Washington Free Beacon—— Bio and Archives--December 13, 2018

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Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has yet to take the speaker’s gavel of the U.S. House of Representatives, but Democrats are already laboring to make it easier to dismantle the achievements of the Trump presidency.

The incoming chairman of the House Rules Committee, Rep. Jim McGovern (D., Mass.), confirmed to colleagues on Wednesday that he would not honor the three-fifths supermajority requirement to raise income taxes, as reported by the Washington Post.—More….

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