White House wants House to pass tax bill by Thanksgiving

The Washington Times -

The Washington Times—The White House wants a tax bill passed in the House by Thanksgiving in order to stay on an "aggressive" timeline to get legislation to President Trump's desk by year's end, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday. The House Ways and Means Committee is planning to release tax legislation ...

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