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Senate Passes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 51-49 Vote

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Sen. Hatch says bill would give average family in America a tax cut of $2,200

Chairman of U.S. Senate Finance Committee Sen. Orrin Hatch speaks with Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin / Getty Images

BY:  /  the Washington Free Beacon

Late Friday night, the Senate joined the House in passing its tax reform framework, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in a 51-49 vote.

The Senate Finance Committee said the measure would give a typical American family a tax cut of about $2,200 and would help drive more jobs to the United States by reducing the tax burden on businesses and families.

“Our tax reform bill was crafted with the primary purposes of providing tax relief to the middle class and growth to our economy,” said Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Orrin Hatch (R., Utah).

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