Senate Passes GOP Tax Reform Bill 51-48, Headed Back To House For Final Vote

BREAKING: Senate votes 51-48 along strict party lines to pass a $1.5 trillion tax bill, sending the updated bill back to the House to re-vote on the measure Wednesday morning.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 20, 2017

The Senate voted 51-48 along party lines to pass the sweeping $1.5 trillion GOP tax bill a little after midnight Tuesday, leaving only the House to re-vote, likely on Wednesday morning, after it was discovered that several minor provisions in the legislation were in violation of Senate rules – requiring they be stripped from the bill. As Senator John Kennedy notably said on Tuesday “somebody screwed up.”

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Dec 20, 2017 4.


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