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paul ryan's very good day

Watch Paul Ryan commemorate tax reform with the mightiest of gavel bangs

Tuesday's House vote to pass the Republican tax overhaul marked the culmination of decades of work by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). Fittingly, at the conclusion of the 227-203 vote, Ryan banged his gavel with so much enthusiasm and triumph that it literally tipped off the lectern:

Ka-boom indeed.