In almost every case, the reason for that opposition came down to the assertion that the two states were basically being used to pay for tax cuts in the other 48.
Faced with a Friday deadline to pass a government funding measure, the House passed on Thursday a two-week fix to buy more time for negotiations.
By denying deductions for state and local taxes, the Republicans seek to force high-tax states run by Democrats to capitulate.
The Trump administration said lawmakers should make spending cuts to offset the disaster spending, a request that a top Democrat immediately denounced.
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson will offer $25,000 to diplomats and staff who quit or retire early in cutbacks in diplomacy opposed by Congress.
A breakdown of where the legislative process goes from here in an attempted overhaul of the tax code.