F.B.I. Director Wants to Move Forward, but the President Is Making His Job Harder

Christopher Wray tries steer a bureau the president has said is in “Tatters.”

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How Republicans Rallied Together to Deliver a Tax Plan

The rushed timeline of the bill resulted from the failure of health care legislation over the summer — and a collective decision to block out bad news.

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Live Briefing: House Passes Final Tax Bill; Senate Votes Next on Republican Plan

The House approved the tax plan Tuesday afternoon. The Senate could vote soon after, handing Republicans a major first legislative victory.

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DealBook: Tax Cuts Benefit the Ultra Rich, but Not the Merely Rich

Many wealthy Americans are complaining bitterly that the new tax code will have them paying more, not less, in taxes.

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Republican Tax Bill Faces New Uncertainty Ahead of Expected Vote

As Republicans sprinted to get their bill across the finish line, they faced a new round of questions about whether they could generate enough support to pass the legislation.

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Republicans, Closing In on Final Tax Bill, Aim for a Vote Next Week

In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent.

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