Debate over bankruptcy measures had stalled talks on the issue for weeks, as Rushing reported in Wednesday's paper. Senate sources say that the issue will get an up-or-down vote as an amendment. The base bill will emerge on the chamber floor later this afternoon, they said. Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe DC bubble is strangling the DNC Dems want Sessions to recuse himself from Trump-Russia probe Ryan says Trump, GOP 'in complete sync' on ObamaCare MORE (D-Nev.) plans to announce the bill's details at 5 p.m.
It's expected to be heavy on tax credits, like the $15,000, three-year credit proposed by Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonTrump, Democrats can bridge divide to make college more affordable Trump picks Obama nominee for VA secretary Five races to watch in 2017 MORE (R- Ga.), though the credit's exact amount will be revised. Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinWarren burns Mnuchin over failure to disclose assets Trump Treasury pick to defend foreclosure record Senate Democrats brace for Trump era MORE (D-Ill.) had been pushing for the bankruptcy provisions.
A final vote isn't expected until mid-next week.