The measure, a centerpiece of the House Republican tax reform blueprint backed by Speaker Paul Ryan, is intended to encourage investment and manufacturing in the United States.
As former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson takes over the State Department, anti-corruption rules may be overturned before they go into effect.
In an ominous sign for Trump, Republican senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said they would not vote for DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist and charter-school advocate.
Bills have been introduced over the past month in states including North Dakota, Indiana and Iowa that would impose measures such as harsher penalties for demonstrators who disrupt traffic, and scrapping punishment for drivers who unintentionally strike protesters blocking their vehicles.
Trump called on Wednesday for such an investigation, although there is overwhelming consensus among state officials, election experts and politicians that such fraud is rare in the United States.
Republicans were sharply divided, with 25 percent of those polled wanting to keep it intact or fix problem parts. Some 32 percent would repeal it immediately, while 44 percent would wait to repeal it once an alternative plan is ready to go.
Trump said he wanted a substitute for President Barack Obama's healthcare law done "very quickly or simultaneously" to the vote to get rid of it.
President-elect Donald Trump and his Senate Republican allies are demanding confirmations at a record pace.
U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation giving Congress the power to kill dozens of recently enacted rules in one fell swoop.
The GOP majority flexed its muscles as Congress wrapped up for the year, but the hard work begins when they return in January.
Republicans are convinced the economy is in utter shambles, while Democrats are steadfast in their economic optimism.
McCain, the 2012 failed Republican presidential candidate, now faces a spirited challenge in Arizona from Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.
Many in the GOP have a history of using private servers, like Hillary Clinton, and “losing” or actively deleting emails.
Many Republicans have distanced themselves from Trump since his public dispute with the parents of a Muslim American soldier who died in Iraq.
Donald Trump used the same two-word phrase during his speech Thursday night at the RNC.