‘We simply cannot stand by as these families sacrifice again.’ — The GOP tax plan tripled the tax rate for Gold Star families, and Senate Republicans are fighting to keep it that way.

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In US news and current events today, this NowThis News video explains how the Republican tax plan (introduced as a tax bill and then passed as the Trump tax law) hurt Gold Star families by taxing survivor benefits for the children of fallen soldiers at a high rate. House Democrats and Republicans came together for some bipartisan tax reform 2019 to change this, but the bill has not been passed by Senate Republicans yet.

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