Trump: We are "days away" from passing tax cuts
President Trump delivered his closing arguments on tax reform Wednesday afternoon, just hours after GOP lawmakers reached an agreement on an overhaul package. Trump emphasized how passing tax cuts was a key campaign promise, and said "now we're just days away" from keeping it.
Key quote: "But we need your help to get Congress across that finish line. We'll have very little Democratic support, probably none, and that's purely for political reasons. They like it a lot, and they can't say it ... some day we have to come together and do bipartisan — and hopefully it can happen soon."
More from Trump:
- "I'm here today to tell you that we will never let bad things happen with respect to the economy of our country."
- If Congress gets him a tax bill before Christmas, the IRS said Americans will start seeing lower taxes and bigger paychecks beginning in February.
- "Somebody else called me and everybody else the 'Deplorables.' We're proud to be the Deplorables, and we're doing well."
- Go deeper: The Republicans' looming Christmas deadline.