The GOP tax plan is heading for conference committee. What happens next?

View Article

Washington – Republicans passed their tax bill in the wee hours of Saturday morning, marking a significant triumph for a body that failed last time around to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

But Republicans held back from celebrating too much Saturday both because it was 2 a.m. and because everyone acknowledged there are still plenty of obstacles ahead.
Welcome to a rare process in the US Congress: a real, live conference committee.