House to vote next week on GOP tax plan

House to vote next week on GOP tax plan
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The House will vote on the GOP tax bill next week, in line with its promise to pass its version of the legislation before Thanksgiving.
“Millions of families are counting on us. Millions of small business owners are counting on us,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyDemocrats in swing districts advised to avoid talking about immigration The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the Coalition for Affordable Prescription Drugs — Trump travels to hurricane-ravaged Florida, Georgia McCarthy brother-in-law under scrutiny for earning federal contracts based on Native American identity claim MORE (R-Calif.) said of the bill. “The House will vote on this bill next week to deliver a win for the American people. 
The bill, which was approved along party lines in the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, is the centerpiece of the Republican legislative agenda. 
But Republicans still face serious obstacles before their tax plan can be signed into law.
A Senate version of the plan released Thursday contained significant differences from the House version, and bridging the divide will not be easy. While the Senate also set its sights on passing a bill before Thanksgiving, that deadline is looking less realistic.
President Trump said he wants to sign the final law into place before Christmas.