GOP Budget Passes the House

Headline Roundup October 26th, 2017

In a narrow vote of 216-212, the House of Representatives passed the Senate's budget resolution, paving the way for the GOP's plan to reform the tax code.

GOP Budget Passes the House

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Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump

One week before they are set to unveil a sprawling overhaul of the federal tax code, Republicans struggled on Wednesday with key parts of their plan, reigniting a fight over retirement savings and racing to cut a deal with lawmakers from high-tax states ahead of a critical budget vote in the House on Thursday.

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The House passed the Senate's budget resolution on Thursday by a vote of 216 to 212, in the last procedural step before the GOP can move to fast-track tax-reform legislation that's expected to be unveiled next week.

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Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan

House Republicans on Thursday narrowly adopted the Senate’s $4 trillion budget blueprint, despite grumblings about the impact on the deficit and the elimination of state and local tax deductions.

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