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GOP tax plan

Trump tweets on Senate tax win: 'Look forward to signing a final bill before Christmas!'

President Trump posted a tweet early Saturday morning praising Senate Republicans for passing their version of the Republican tax reform plan, including a brief clip of Vice President Mike Pence announcing the legislation's success on the Senate floor:

He added a second tweet several hours later:

To make Trump's Christmas deadline, GOP senators will have to reconcile their bill with the version passed by the House in mid-November. That is no small project, as extant differences include the number of tax brackets, whether to keep deductions for state and local taxes paid, and more.