US Senate passes biggest US tax cut in three decades
14:40, Saturday, 02 December, 2017
Donald Trump took a giant step towards securing the biggest US tax cut in three decades last night winning over the final Republican waverers in the Senate. In what would be the largest change to US tax laws since the 1980s, Republicans want to add $1.4 trillion over 10 years to the $20 trillion national debt to finance changes that they say would further boost an already growing economy. The 479-page bill passed by 51 votes to 49, giving Mr Trump the first major legislative achievement of his administration, having failed to fulfil his election pledge to repeal Obamacare.