Key Takeaways From Trump’s Tax Speech

  1. Trump admitted that the Republican tax plan favors the rich and elite:
  • Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale: “Trump points to people in the front when talking about how Congress needs to repeal the estate tax. He explains: ‘They love their children. They're very rich.’”
  • New York Times’ Jim Tankersley: “‘I'm driving up their stock’ Trump says of bankers, many of whom he says he doesn't like. ‘Anyone could do their jobs…we're making it easy for them’”
  1. Trump continued to lie about the Republican tax plan:
  1.   Trump claimed credit for economic gains that were just a continuation from the Obama Administration: