Trump to make final tax pitch

President Donald Trump, eyeing his first major legislative victory, will make his final pitch to the American people on tax reform from the Grand Foyer of the White House on Wednesday.

The speech comes hours after Trump suffered a stinging defeat in Alabama, where Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore to unexpectedly win a Senate seat in a deep-red state. The loss, which shrinks Republican control of the Senate to a one-seat margin, threatens to imperil the Trump agenda and puts emphasis on the need to pass tax reform before Jones is seated.House and Senate negotiators struck a tentative deal on the tax bill Wednesday, a significant sign that the Republican-cont...