In other news, the EPA's inspector general will investigate administrator Scott Pruitt's mysterious soundproof safety booth that he built inside his office to, you know, keep out the alien probes.
Meanwhile, advocacy groups Public Knowledge, Common Cause and Free Press say they're preparing to sue the government if the FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality. Google and Facebook may also join or file their own lawsuit.
Finally, the Associated Press reports that Republicans in conference on the tax cut bill may restore state and local income tax deductions and eliminate the corporate alternative minimum tax, which makes no sense at all because that would push the bill way past the $1.5 trillion deficit threshold.
Negotiators were still working Tuesday on how to pay for the expanded tax breaks, though Republican lawmakers were optimistic that a deal was eminent. The total amount of tax breaks cannot exceed $1.5 trillion over the next decade, under budget rules adopted by both the House and Senate.
I'll update this post when we learn if Alabama is going to send a child molester to the Senate.
UPDATE 10:25 pm.... the Associated Press has called the race for Doug Jones