Author: DANIELLA DIAZ, MANU RAJU AND ELI WATKINS, CNN

Bob Corker defends tax bill vote against accusations of personal gain

Republican Sen. Bob Corker vigorously defended his vote for the tax overhaul Tuesday against allegations that he did so because of a provision that would benefit him financially and against criticisms that he had flip-flopped on his past pledge not to vote for any plan that raised the deficit.