Health Care Companies Are Huge Winners From Tax Bill

Bob Herman passes along an estimate from Credit Suisse of the 15 biggest corporate winners from the Republican tax bill:

The list is dominated by health care companies, which might explain why they’ve been so quiet about Republican efforts to destroy Obamacare. The Obamacare stuff is a pain, but the losses due to Republican meddling and sabotage probably pale compared to the gains from the tax bill. I wonder how much of this tradeoff was made explicit in back rooms and private telephone calls?

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