BREAKING: Senate Votes in Favor of GOP Tax Reform Bill

The Senate has tonight voted in favor of the Republican tax reform bill, following a last-minute rush on getting the votes and fixing up the text of the bill. The vote was 51-49 in favor of Republicans. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) was the sole Republican to vote against the bill, joining all 48 Senate Democrats. Republicans expressed excitement for making major legislative progress. Democrats took to Twitter earlier in the evening to express frustrations with the process. Senators like Jon Tester and Elizabeth Warren posted to Twitter about hand-written notes in the margins of the bill and saying they aren’t being given enough time to read it: The Daily Beast reporter Andrew Desiderio received this statement from one Republican senator on the changes: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer railed against the bill and the Republicans on the Senate floor: [image via screengrab]

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