House passes GOP tax bill, upping pressure on struggling Senate effort


WASHINGTON - The House passed its version of the Republican tax overhaul Thursday, notching a key win for President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. But obstacles remain...

President Donald Trump departs with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), left, John Kelly, White House chief of staff, right, and Gary Cohn, the chief White House economic adviser, far right, after meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Nov. 16, 2017. The House is poised to vote on its version of a $1.5 trillion tax cut Thursday. Ahead of the vote, Trump is visiting the Capitol to rally the lawmakers behind the legislation. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2017)

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