Steve Knight

Republicans prepare to deliver a tax cut for Christmas

Republicans prepare to deliver a tax cut for Christmas

It’s another pivotal week for President Trump and the Republican Party, at a time when Washington would probably be sleepy, were this any normal year.

The GOP is poised for a victory in the next few days — having secured enough votes to approve a tax overhaul that slashes the corporate tax rate and reshapes how taxpayers will file, especially here in California.

The Senate wasn’t a sure bet until Friday. Some last-minute maneuvering with GOP Sens. Marco Rubio and Bob Corker cleared the way for passage, even without...

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