House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) added consideration of the legislation, H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act, to the schedule for Wednesday.
The floor vote was highly anticipated and comes as some Democrats and Republicans have misgivings about the bill, and after an effort by New York Republicans on Tuesday to halt action on the House floor to demand changes to the legislation. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is pushing the legislation through with a provision that requires a two-thirds majority vote to pass, meaning the bill will have to gain support from both parties.
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