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Submitted by ub on Sat, 12/23/2017 - 14:08

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The President signed an infamous GOP tax bill into law, which as it turns out is the only legislative achievement of his first year in office.

In a new Brookings Podcast, economist and tax expert Adam Looney speaks about who wins and who loses under the new tax code. Winners and losers in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act http://brook.gs/2p9GRBA

For a shorter take, listen to Richard Reeves weigh in on why the bill is pure politics, and simply a boon to corporations and the wealthy. Republican tax bill is a boon to the rich http://brook.gs/2p7xRwS

There is at least one smart policy in the new law—Vanessa Williamson explains the cap on the home mortgage interest deduction in this interview with UC San Diego's Isaac Martin. The only good thing about the tax bill http://brook.gs/2BeuEB8

POTUS and US Congress have lots of explaining to do to American taxpayers and next year's voters about their holiday leftovers. By rushing to pass a tax reform bill before the end of Trump’s first year, Congress failed to meet deadlines on several other legislative items, including spending bills, reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and immigration. Molly Reynolds argues this massive to-do list will dampen Congress' post-tax bill glee in 2018. Congress’ holiday leftovers will dampen the post-tax bill glee http://brook.gs/2Dpd2QE

Demand that POTUS, The House, and The Senate do the jobs we elected and pay them to do. They work for all of US. Contact your representatives and let them know what you want and need from them. https://deargovernment.info/ Then contact The White House with your demands. https://dearmrpresident.org/