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Disaster tax relief bill gets 218 backers to force vote

News: Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) has 218 signatures on a discharge petition to get his disaster tax relief bill to the House floor.

That’s enough backing to force a House vote and a rare mark to hit. Discharge petitions, which force leadership’s hand, are almost never successful. The earliest the petition would come up would likely be early June, given there’s a waiting period before signatories could take their next steps.

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