Congress faces busy December with taxes, government funding

Congress returns to Washington after the Thanksgiving holiday facing a crushing to-do list of must-pass legislation and GOP agenda items, along with the looming threat of a government shutdown in December.
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We're gonna start things up on Capitol Hill with congress on a three week sprint to wrap up a challenging list of unfinished business yes a lawmakers are returning from the Thanksgiving recess. They're scrambling go to take on tax reform and try to keep the government running. They have several things on their agenda president trump poised to meet tomorrow on Capitol Hill with leaders from both parties. She looks for his first major legislative victory. We get more now from ABC's go there and Riviera. With the end of 2017. Insight congress has a lengthy N ambition is to do list and not much time to do it. After a lengthy days giving break congress will be back on the hill on Monday with only three weeks to get most of the word done before Christmas recess begins on December 15. We're going to give the American people a huge tax cut. For Christmas hopefully that will be a great day. Beautiful Christmas present a number of GOP senators have expressed concern over the tax bill. Well what I want to seize the information to prove the kind of economic growth to renew get. With all of our tax provisions. The house recently passed a one point four trillion dollar tax cut and the senate is likely to vote on its own version later this week. Lawmakers will also have less than two weeks to come up what they funding plan to avoid eight partial government shutdown December 8. And the pressure will be on by Friday from lawmakers as some state officials Satan pulled over cash which funds health care for children of low income families. Will run out unless congress acts fast. On December 12 all eyes will be on Alabama in the senate race between Republican candidate Roy Moore. Accused of sexual abuse of a minor and Democrat Doug Jones more drying the ire of former NBA star an Alabama native Charles Barkley. And I didn't get into the women's. But god how can you feel white separate us and represent all the constituents in your statement.

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