Friday evening, Republican lawmakers unveiled their final version of a new tax reform bill, after making adjustments and winning support from two key holdout senators.
President Trump shot out several Twitter posts Friday night, voicing his approval. He has put the pressure on multiple times for Republicans to get a tax reform bill on his desk that he can sign before Christmas.
The first three posts were re-tweets from others. First up was White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who tweeted, “.@POTUS historic tax cuts + doubling of the child tax credit will do infinitely more to empower working moms than liberals’ personal attacks on women they disagree with ever will.”
.@POTUS historic tax cuts + doubling of the child tax credit will do infinitely more to empower working moms than liberals’ personal attacks on women they disagree with ever will.
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) December 16, 2017
Next, President Trump re-tweeted a post from Paul Ryan, with bullet points on what is included in the new bill.
For individuals and families, the final Tax Cuts & Jobs Act:
✔lowers individual taxes
✔nearly doubles the standard deduction
✔expands the Child Tax Credit
✔repeals Obamacare’s individual mandate
✔preserves the mortgage interest deductionhttps://t.co/p3H1EB2UCY
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) December 15, 2017
He re-tweeted a post from Rep. Kristi Noem, who included a link to the bill for anyone to read.
A lot of tough decisions got us to this point, but we’re closer than we’ve been in 30+ years to a fairer tax code that keeps more money in the pockets of hardworking Americans. Proud to sign my name to the Conference Report. READ THE BILL>> https://t.co/1oiW2EFh8E pic.twitter.com/P3gtTg5x5y
— Rep. Kristi Noem (@RepKristiNoem) December 15, 2017
Finally, President Trump sent a tweet of his own to Rep. Kevin Brady, who stated that he had signed the final conference agreement between the Senate and the House on tax reform. Trump responded with, “Great job, Kevin, we are all proud of you!”
Great job Kevin, we are all proud of you! https://t.co/K6hEEaOxKt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 16, 2017
— RepKevinBrady (@RepKevinBrady) December 15, 2017
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