Catholic advocacy group to protest Trump tax law at Mar-a-Lago

The Catholic advocacy group, Nuns on the Bus, is planning to protest the GOP tax law outside of President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to move ahead with billion UAE weapons sale approved by Trump Fox News hires high-profile defense team in Dominion defamation lawsuit Associate indicted in Gaetz scandal cooperating with DOJ: report MORE's Mar-a-Lago resort right before the midterm elections.

The group announced on its website that it will be sending the nuns on a nationwide bus tour to "tell the truth about the Tax Policy and to hold elected officials accountable for their votes."

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The 27-day, 54-event tour will conclude with a stop at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., in what the group is calling a “Fiesta for the Common Good.”

“We’re going on the road to hold members accountable for their votes,” Sister Simone Campbell, the executive director of the group and a member of the Sisters of Social Service, told HuffPost.

“When Republicans in Congress passed their tax plan into law last fall, we knew it was rooted in the fallacy of trickle-down economics. Now, we’ve seen the results of structuring tax policy to favor the biggest corporations and the wealthiest individuals in our nation.”

The group also said on its website that it will use the tour to "focus electoral energy on reasonable revenue for responsible programs."

In addition to Trump, the tour is targeting a variety of vulnerable Republican lawmakers, according to HuffPost. The news outlet noted that the tour will protest specifically against vulnerable Reps. Carlos CurbeloCarlos Luis CurbeloFormer GOP lawmaker: Republican Party 'engulfed in lies and fear' House GOP lawmaker unexpectedly shakes up Senate trial The Memo: Historic vote leaves Trump more isolated than ever MORE (R-Fla.), Mike CoffmanMichael (Mike) Howard CoffmanColorado governor says he was not exposed to COVID-19 after Aurora mayor tests positive Colorado mayor says he called protesters 'domestic terrorists' out of 'frustration' Colorado governor directs officials to reexamine death of Elijah McClain in police custody MORE (R-Colo.) and Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.).

Curbelo and Coffman both hail from districts that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhy does Bernie Sanders want to quash Elon Musk's dreams? Republican legislators target private sector election grants How Democrats can defy the odds in 2022 MORE won against Trump in the 2016 election. Cook Political Report rates Tenney's district as a toss-up.

The nuns also reportedly plan to lobby members of Congress and meet with social service agencies that handle budget cuts.

The tour comes about three months before a midterm election where Democrats are viewed as likely to flip the 23 seats they need to retake the House.

It also comes during a time in which the GOP tax law faces increasing scrutiny from economists and Democratic lawmakers.