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Republicans think they have the votes for tax bill

Sen. Jon Cornyn talking to reporters. File photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

Sen. John Cornyn is telling reporters that Republicans have enough votes to pass tax overhaul legislation, the AP reports. Sen. Bob Corker, an opponent of the bill, also told the Wall Street Journal the bill will "probably" pass.

Our thought bubble: Until bill specifics are released, it's uncertain how holdout Republicans will vote.

Go deeper: What Republicans were doing overnight to secure support for the bill.

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