Steve Daines Now a ‘Yes’

by Rich Lowry

As Robert and Jibran have noted, after McCain’s “yes” was a sign of momentum yesterday, the tax bill hit major turbulence. In early morning action, the leadership has taken care of the Steve Daines problem at least:

There’s still the Bob Corker deficit-trigger problem, since the parliamentarian says Senate Republicans can’t use this particular gimmick to buy off the Tennessee Republican.

Update: Ron Johnson is a “yes,” too:

This gets them to the cusp. Collins, Corker, and Flake are still not on board, but they they only need to get one.

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