Politics

Trump's 'closing argument' on taxes, annotated

U.S. President Donald Trump pitches the benefits of tax overhaul at the White House on Wednesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump pitches the benefits of tax overhaul at the White House on Wednesday.
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President Trump gave a final pitch on the importance of tax overhaul on Wednesday, as the House and Senate said they had reconciled the differences between their bills. Congress is expected to vote on the final bill next week, and Trump says the changes would take effect early next year. Read the full text of his remarks, with context and analysis from NPR journalists.