GOP Tax Plan: White House to Host Lawmakers for 'Bill-Passage Event'

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White House Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says that after the tax bill passes, there will be a "bill passage event" (as distinct from a bill signing) at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the White House with members of the House and Senate.

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"This is not a signing event, as the bill would still need to be enrolled, and that will happen at a later date," she said. "We will keep you posted on details as they are confirmed."

"Enrolled" refers to the completion of the steps needed to pass a bill, including being passed by both chambers, printed on parchment, and signed by House and Senate officials.

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December 20, 2017 10:14 ET (15:14 GMT)