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White House praises GOP budget passage by House

5 years 7 months 6 days ago Thursday, October 26 2017 Oct 26, 2017 October 26, 2017 11:46 AM October 26, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: ABC News

WASHINGTON-  The White House is praising the House passage of a budget as a necessary step for a tax overhaul.

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement the vote "sets the stage" to give economic relief to Americans in the form of tax cuts and tax reform.

President Donald Trump has made a rewrite of the nation's tax code his top legislative priority. The tax bill is the top item on the GOP agenda. It would be Trump's first major win in Congress - and, Republicans hope, a much-needed boost for the party's political fortunes in next year's midterm elections.

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