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Watch Paul Ryan speak following House passage of GOP tax bill

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House Speaker Paul Ryan talks to reporters Tuesday following the House's passage of the Republican tax overhaul.

The measure, which moves to the Senate next, passed the House by a 227-203 margin, with Republicans erupting in cheers when the bill garnered enough support. Twelve Republicans — all from high-tax blue states — opposed the plan. As House members voted on the legislation, chants of "shame!" came down from protesters in the chamber's gallery.

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