Senate Republicans rush to win support for tax overhaul, seeking Friday vote

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Nonpartisan analysis released shortly before planned Wednesday vote finds plan would add $1tn to deficit, as several lawmakers voice continuing concerns

Senate Republicans are scrambling to corral votes for a sweeping overhaul of the US tax code, eyeing a vote on Friday with changes to the bill expected overnight.

Republican leaders had initially hoped to advance their bill on Thursday. But a nonpartisan analysis released hours ahead of a planned vote compounded the late-stage drama by projecting the Republican tax plan would add $1tn to the federal deficit over the next decade.

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