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Republican tax plan won't let people file via postcard

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas., speaks during an interview with The Associated Press. Photo: Susan Walsh / AP

Taxpayers will not be able to fill out a postcard-sized piece of paper to file their tax returns based on the House GOP tax plan, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said Friday in a discussion with Politico's Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman.

Why it matters: Republicans, including President Trump, had previously been claiming a majority of Americans would be able to file on just a postcard. Other highlights: