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>> Republicans in the Senate on Friday said they had reached the magic number of votes they need to pass a landmark tax bill. Senate leader Mitch McConnell telling reporters the required 50 Republicans had signed on to the contentious tax overhaul plan.>> You have more money in your paycheck.
>> Senators could vote on the bill later on Friday. After negotiating through the nights, several Republicans, who had been opposed to the bill, fell in line after compromises on the tax rates for non-corporate businesses and on property tax deductions. Key holders like Arizona Senator Jeff Flake and Maine Senator Susan Collins have now signaled their support.
But budget hawk, Bob Corker of Tennessee held fast as the lone Republican still opposing the plan for adding to the national debt. All of the Senate's 48 Democrats were expected to vote, no saying the plan doesn't do enough to help the middle class.>> Americans deserve a fairer, simpler tax code, not the debt funded give away to the wealthy the Republicans are trying to force through the Senate today.
>> The plan would slash corporate and individual taxes but also add $1 trillion to the national debt. It would be the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump after nearly a year in office.