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McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House
December 3, 2017 / 2:51 PM / in 8 days

McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that he is optimistic the Senate and House of Representatives will reach a conference agreement on tax legislation that can be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor as debate wraps up over the Republican tax reform plan in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

“We’ll be able to get to an agreement in the conference. I‘m very optimistic about it,” the Kentucky Republican told ABC’s “This Week” program.

Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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