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Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam

Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam
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The House of Representatives passed major tax reform legislation along party lines, advancing a key agenda item for President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans.

The vote was 227-205, with 13 House Republicans joining all Democrats to oppose the bill. As the vote tally passed the majority mark, Republicans in the House began to cheer. At the same time, Democrats on the other side of the chamber also began to cheer — and wave goodbye to their colleagues across the aisle, as both sides see the legislation as a polarizing issue going into next year’s midterms.

Rep. Peter Roskam from the 6th Congressional District joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the successful House vote on the GOP plan: