I know that the politicians are scrambling trying to find ways to pay for their ill-advised tax cut. I think that tampering with the 401 K plan is a mistake. Plus, President Trump took that off of the table by saying nothing will happen with 401 K plans. Yet, politicians are still talking about it. Some of the other items being discussed are limiting deductions on mortgage interest and or charitable contributions. Where does it make sense to create a plan that cuts taxes and takes away tax deductions that were in place to reduce taxes? It would seem that the two could cancel each other out.