Oh, you're a hard one
I know you got your reasons
These things that are pleasin' you
Can hurt you somehow
Democrats were so desperate to pass healthcare legislation during President Obama's first year that they jammed the steaming pile of excrement that became known as Obamacare thru during the holiday season of 2009. Dems were so driven to deliver on a promise to their constituency in that first year that they were willing to pass...anything. They would find out what they passed, as House leader Nancy Pelosi so aptly put it, later.
Now it is the GOP's turn. Desperate to deliver on campaign promises to 'cut taxes,' Republicans are scrambling to push tax cut legislation thru the system before year's end. Whether this bill actually takes a big bite out of taxes for all Americans does not matter at this point.
What matters is passing...anything. And subsequent bragging rights that you have fulfilled a campaign promise during President Trump's first year.
Never mind that in your haste you passed legislation with so many ill effects that you get voted out of office next time around (see: Democrats post Obamacare).
So goes the perverse logic of Washington.