The bill represents the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump.
The House has passed a tax bill that will afford permanent breaks to corporations, temporary respite to individuals, and repeals the Affordable Care Act mandate.
The Senate will still vote on the bill Tuesday night before passing it back to the House.
The bill passed the House by a vote of 227-203, overcoming united opposition from Democrats and 12 Republicans who voted against it. This legislation provides direct and immediate tax relief for individual Americans and American families by doubling the standard deduction and doubling the child tax credit to $2,000 per child with $1,400 being refundable for working families not earning enough to pay federal income taxes.
The biggest winners are business owners, corporate shareholders, and many workers who will see reduced tax withholding from their paychecks.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday signed off on a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul that Republican advocates say will cut taxes for individuals and companies, and boost job creation, investments and economic growth.
Protesters briefly interrupted the proceedings, chanting "kill the bill!" right before Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) made his speech on the House floor. "The Senate will still vote tonight, and the House will vote tomorrow to send the final bill to the President's desk".
The bill reduces the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent, gives tax breaks to pass-through businesses and includes provisions meant to encourage domestic business investment.
Speaker Ryan was not concerned about the bill's unpopularity.
Speaking on "Fox and Friends" Tuesday, Sanders said, "Today is a huge day, not just for the White House, not just for Congress but most importantly for America".
Once the lower chamber approves the measure, the Senate is expected to quickly follow suit.
Only on Friday did Senate Republican leaders cement the needed support for the legislation, securing endorsements from wavering GOP senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee. John McCain, who is in Arizona receiving care for complications from his cancer treatment, is not expected to be in Washington to vote for the bill, bringing Republicans' vote total to 51.
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