Nov 30, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Senate pushes tax votes to Friday

Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the next votes on the tax bill will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday. Debate will continue tonight.

Why it matters: It's a clear sign that Senate Republican leaders don't have the votes to pass the bill yet. They'll have to get a deal with Republicans who are worried about the bill's impact on the deficit, now that a proposed fiscal “trigger" is off the table

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