GOP tax bill advances to House floor after clearing rules panel

The final Republican tax bill contains slightly more in tax relief for the middle class than did its earlier versions, but the wealthy remain the biggest winners in the plan, a nonpartisan tax analysis group concluded Monday.

The bill will move to the House floor Tuesday after passing through the House Rules Committee on Monday evening. Republicans plan to send it through the House and Senate this week and forward it to President Trump, who for months pushed his party to give him a tax-cut bill by Christmas.

Read more at The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/the-final-gop-plan-does-more-for-the-middle-class-than-earlier-versions-but-still-skews-heavily-to-the-wealthy/2017/12/18/d385e97a-e442-11e7-9ec2-518810e7d44d_story.html