Trump uses hurricane devastation to sell massive corporate tax cut
Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago
thinkprogress.org 2 weeks ago
On Wednesday morning, President Trump asserted that in the wake of two hurricanes that killed at least 80 people, caused many billions of dollars of damage, and displaced tens of thousands, tax cuts are “needed more than ever before. Go Congress, go!” Shortly after Trump posted his tweet, news broke that five people were reported dead at a Florida nursing home that was damaged by Hurricane Irma. Trump made the same case during a cabinet meeting at Camp David on Saturday held just as Irma was bearing down on Florida. Earlier Wednesday, Trump tweeted that “[t]he approval process for the ...