Progressives [sic] Whine About Democrats’ Failure to Reverse “Trump Tax Cuts”

Source: Common Dreams

“Not a single Democrat in either the House or the Senate voted yes in 2017 when Republicans and then-President Donald Trump … rammed through legislation that slashed the corporate tax rate to 21% and lowered the top marginal rate for the richest people in the United States. But despite the law’s deep unpopularity with the American public, it remains largely intact five years later even as Democrats (many of whom campaigned on reversing some or all of the regressive GOP tax law) narrowly control Congress and the presidency. The persistence of the Trump tax law, which delivered a massive windfall to the rich and corporate forces that helped shape the measure, has drawn growing attention in recent days as Democrats head into the crucial November midterms having failed to pass the bulk of their domestic policy agenda, largely due to the obstruction of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).” (07/26/22)