Ryan tells GOP there’s agreement on tax and spending bill

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., second from left, accompanied by, from left, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., walk from a closed-door Democratic caucus lunch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, to update reporters as White House and congressional negotiators move closer to clinching a tax and spending compromise extend numerous tax credits and fund government agencies in 2016. Current government funding runs out Wednesday at midnight and Congress may need to pass another short-term extension of a day or two before striking a final agreement and leaving for the holiday break. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan has told House Republicans a deal has been reached on a year-end tax and spending bill.

The $1.1 trillion spending bill funds all government agencies through the 2016 budget year. The tax deal extends dozens of breaks worth hundreds of billions.

Congressman John Kline of Minnesota says Ryan shared details inside a closed-door house GOP meeting and says he plans to be supportive.

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