People count money at a store in New York City in this 2015 file photo. As the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee chairman, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, said in an Oct. 25 letter to lawmakers that the needs of poor Americans must remain foremost in any tax code revisions and urged that programs benefiting poor people not be cut to pay for any potential tax cuts. (CNS/Reuters/Andrew/Kelly)