US Senate passes tax reform bill – big victory for Trump

Senate Republicans passed President Trump’s $1.5 trillion sweeping tax reform bill by 51 to 49 vote, with only Bob Corker holding out. No Democrats supported it. The measure still has to be reconciled with an earlier House-passed version before being sent to President Trump. Yet in getting the bill through the Senate, Republicans succeeded where they failed earlier this year, when their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) collapsed. It has given Trump his first big success, just one day after his former security adviser Michael Flynn admitted to lying to the FBI in the investigation of alleged coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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2 thoughts on “US Senate passes tax reform bill – big victory for Trump

  • Dec 2, 2017 @ 14:48 at 14:48

    Russian interests in post cold war repair may turn extremely painful for the palestinians invaders in Jerusalem. Same with the Iranian interests for a post revolution repair.

    • Dec 2, 2017 @ 20:16 at 20:16

      That’s BS, sorry. Nothing to do with collusion. Flynn is indicted for lying to the FBI about talking to the Russians about the US veto in the UN about Israel (a phone conversation he made at the behest of Israel) and how they were going to react to US sanctions. Nothing about elections. This is just a witchhunt.


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