House Republican Leaders Said to Be Wary of Camp's Tax Revisions

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House Republican leaders are worried about the potential political consequences of releasing a plan to revise the U.S. tax code as the tax panel's self-imposed deadline nears, three House Republican aides said.
That concern comes at a critical time for the effort led by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.), who wants to push legislation to revamp the code through his panel this year. Camp, who wants to curtail tax breaks and lower rates, is scheduled to meet with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) Nov. 14.
Cantor and other Republican leaders can't stop Camp from releasing a bill. They could urge him to wait, say they would withhold support or ask other party members to tell Camp that they oppose his plan.

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