by Countable | 11.16.17
It's been a busy day on the tax reform front in Congress ― let's get you caught up.
Speaking of taxes, the House passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today on a 227-205 vote. The Senate's bill is likely to look very different by the time it gets a vote, meaning that there will have to be a conference committee to reconcile the differences between the two bills before it can be signed into law.
Roy Moore, the embattled GOP candidate in Alabama's special election for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is continuing to resist calls to withdraw from the race. That has led some Senate Republicans to say that he should be expelled from the Senate if elected because of alleged sexual misconduct with minors.
The president will receive his daily intelligence briefing in the morning before hosting NCAA National Championship teams from around the country.
In the afternoon, the president will have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence before meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
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