Senate Republican Leader McConnell: Optimistic Senate will approve tax bill today
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell recently crossed the wires, saying he was optimistic that the Senate Budget Committee would approve the tax bill on Tuesday, as per Reuters reports.
Key headlines (via Reuters)
McConnell says working on getting "50 people satisfied" to move tax plan forward.
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Republican Senator Graham says Trump would continue Obamacare subsidy payments for low-income people for two years if tax bill passes with Obamacare individual mandate repeal.
Graham says Trump backs $10,000 property tax deduction to put senate tax bill in line with house legislation.