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Will GOP accept a 'hair cut'?

Will GOP accept a 'hair cut'?

Our view: Republicans — and the country — are better off by keeping Obamacare’s tax on investment income of the rich

As a candidate for president, Donald J. Trump rejected hardline conservative orthodoxy on taxes, embracing a more populist view that had hedge fund managers taking a “hair cut” on so-called “carried interest,” the lower income tax rate provided to investment managers (23.8 percent compared to the top rate of 39.6 percent). That particular proposal seems to have faded away since President Trump took office, but Republicans now find themselves at an important crossroads over tax policy with similar implications — what to do about the Affordable Care...