December 19, 2017
The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years, with little standing in the way of the party’s first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump.
The House of Representatives, which introduced initial tax legislation barely six weeks ago on Nov. 2, was poised to act first with a Tuesday afternoon vote.
The Senate could follow on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, after completing 10 hours of debate, lawmakers said.
In a pair of early morning tweets Tuesday, Trump savored what would be his biggest legislative accomplishment as president.
This article was posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 9:47 am