U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today in response to the Senate’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
“America needs reforms that are both pro-worker and pro-growth. Tonight, the Senate missed an opportunity to help American working families by not expanding access to the Child Tax Credit. By rejecting this amendment, the Senate failed to address the struggles facing American workers and their families.
“However, we did take a major step toward growing our economy. This bill implements a series of reforms that will make our economy significantly more globally competitive.
“Tonight we passed a tax reform that is very good. But we missed the opportunity to pass pro-worker reforms that would have made it even better.”