Senate passes U.S. tax overhaul, putting GOP on brink of big win

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES has passed the GOP's tax bill. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE U.S. SENATE passed the GOP's tax bill early Wednesday morning. The legislation now returns to the House of Representatives for final approval before going to President Donald Trump for his signature.. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years, a bill that delivers a deep, permanent tax cut for corporations and shorter-term relief for individuals. The chamber’s 51-48 party line vote just before 12:45 a.m. Wednesday in Washington brought President Donald Trump to the brink…

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