House To Vote Today on the GOP Tax Bill in Huge Giveaway to Donors

GOP Sen. Bob Corker said he didn’t add a “single word” to the Republican’s tax bill, defending himself against accusations that he is now backing the measure because of a provision that could help his bottom line.

He refuted an International Business Times story that alleged Corker received a specific carve-out in the final bill that would greatly help the Tennessee Republican’s own personal wealth in exchange for his flip to “yes” on the bill.

He pushed back on the contention he is receiving a kickback by voting “yes”.

“I should be embarrassed by this maybe but I haven’t added a single word to this tax policy, that just hasn’t been my focus,” Corker told reporters on Tuesday.