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As GOP Rushes To Pass Tax Overhaul, Questions Linger Over Who Benefits

House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., (center) speaks during a news conference on the tax overhaul legislation on Nov. 2, 2017 in Washington. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., (center) speaks during a news conference on the tax overhaul legislation on Nov. 2, 2017 in Washington. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans in his chamber of Congress are “on track” to pass a tax overhaul bill by Thanksgiving, but questions remain about who benefits from the GOP’s plan. The Tax Policy Center said Monday that the bill disproportionately rewarded the richest Americans, but later retracted its report due to an accounting error.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson gets the latest on the Republican tax plan from NPR’s Kelsey Snell (@kelsey_snell).

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