Why Are Politicians Allowed To Vote On A Bill They Profit From?

Senator Hatch

Sen. Hatch says he added the controversial real estate tax break that could enrich 14 of the GOP senators who will vote on the tax bill. Photo: Getty Images

Members of Congress who voted to pass the tax reform bill could financially benefit from it, as International Business Times has reported. Specific provisions in the bill ranging from tax reductions on pass-through real estate LLCs to flat tax deductions for oil and gas master limited partnerships are likely to have a significant impact on some…

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