President Trump on Wednesday traveled to Missouri to rally support for the tax overhaul making its way through Congress, as senators gear up to vote on the White House’s top legislative priority in the coming days.
President Trump ripped the respective top House and Senate Democrats for reneging on a meeting with him, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Republican lawmakers are working feverishly to get the GOP tax bill across the finish line, but he has concerns about ballooning the deficit.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said he and his GOP colleagues are more united on tax reform than they were on ObamaCare repeal.
Former presidential candidate Martin O'Malley gave a shoutout to capitalism and called for Democrats to start "acting like a party."
Fox News political analyst Gianno Caldwell said that Congress' tax reform plan is likely to be "a Republican fix only."
Fireworks erupted in a Senate committee hearing on tax reform when a Democrat accused the Republican chairman of writing the bill "for the rich."
On The Daily Briefing, Dana Perino said that recent polls show a majority of voters prefer generic-ballot Democratic candidates to Republicans going into 2018.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said the actions of state Republicans who voted for the House tax reform plan were "treasonous."
A majority of American voters disapprove of the Republican tax plan, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released this week.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise reacted to an expletive-laced message from comedian Rosie O'Donnell after the House passed its tax reform proposal.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) said the House GOP's tax bill puts a chunk of money back in families' pockets.