House Republicans push through $1.5 trillion tax bill

Paul Ryan.
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House Republicans passed their party's $1.5 trillion tax plan Tuesday, sending the bill along to the Senate, where it could face a vote as soon as Tuesday evening. The measure passed 227-203, with 12 Republicans voting with all Democrats against the measure.

"Today we are giving the people of this country their money back," House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a triumphant speech before the vote.

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