The legislation unveiled by House Republican leaders would overhaul the U.S. tax code in ways that could impact almost every American household and business. Among the potential changes: The proposal would cap a mortgage-interest deduction used by millions of homeowners, restricting it to new mortgages of $500,000 or less.
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