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Senate Democrats were finally given an opportunity to see the 479-page Republican tax bill Friday evening, but there was just one problem — they couldn't read it.

“Can anyone read this?” questioned Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-DE), noting handwritten changes filling the margins of the bill text:

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) joined with Durbin in his criticism:

“I just got the tax bill 25 minutes ago,” explained Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) in a Twitter video. “I want you to take a look at this, folks. This is your government at work,” he added:

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) was seeking a handwriting expert to help him interpret the bill that will likely face a vote tonight:

“WHY AM I ASKING THESE QUESTIONS HOURS BEFORE WE VOTE ON IT?” asked Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ):

And Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) highlighted the absurdity of the situation by adding the mascot for the famous “Monopoly” board game:

The Senate is making final preparations to vote on the bill Friday evening. Senate Democrats still have plenty of unaddressed concerns with the 479-page bill.

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