Simlified for them too! There should be no special treatment of elected officals. All laws that apply to the public MUST apply EQUALLY to elected officials. NO EXCEPTIONS. DECEMBER 6, 2017: Well the bill has passed and is in committee. The news is much worse than was represented by the Republicans. Tax breaks continue for HEDGE Funds, Real Estate firms and REITS get special treatment. The deal was supposed to eliminate all special tax treatment. Well we the PEOPLE have been duped.