McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House

Published 03/12/2017 in Politics

McConnell optimistic of tax bill deal between Senate and House
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

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.

“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.

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