The Republican leadership is trying to silence Democratic voices on the House floor. We will do whatever it takes to force Republicans to fix the child tax credit.
Unbelievably, under the unfair Republican tax bill passed last month, many of our young men and women returning from the Persian Gulf are not eligible for the child tax credit. Our plan extends the credit to these brave men and women who served in combat.
Time and time again, this President and his Republican allies in Congress act against those who need help the most -- working families. Whether it is excluding them from the child tax credit, delaying unemployment insurance, or eliminating overtime pay, Republicans are taking money out of the wallets of working parents. With this legislation, House Democrats are demanding that we put the needs of working families first.
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