What's In The Latest GOP Tax Cut Plan?

Here & Now s Jeremy Hobson talks with Michael Regan  ( @Reganonymous ) of Bloomberg News about whats in the final tax cut plan that Republicans in the House and Senate have negotiated and say they hope to pass next week. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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What's In The Latest GOP Tax Cut Plan?

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Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Michael Regan (@Reganonymous) of Bloomberg News about what’s in the final tax cut plan that Republicans in the House and Senate have negotiated and say they hope to pass next week.

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Judicial confirmation hearings don’t often go viral. However, footage of Matthew Spencer Petersen, one of President Trump’s nominees to be a district judge for the District of Columbia, was shared widely after Petersen struggled to answer basic legal questions posed by Republican Sen. John Kennedy at a confirmation hearing Wednesday.

On Friday evening, congressional Republicans released the final version of their tax overhaul plan.

A Vermont man has been found not guilty on a charge that he sexually assaulted a woman in the bathroom of the state courthouse in Burlington just over two years ago.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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This evening, Republican lawmakers released the final version of tax legislation that's been making its way through Congress for the past several weeks.

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