Pence details Trump’s ambitious agenda for first 100 days

Pence details Trump’s ambitious agenda for first 100 days
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“I think the only thing that will surprise [voters] is that Washington, D.C. is going to get an awful lot done in a short period of time,” Pence told The Wall Street Journal Thursday after introducing Trump, the president-elect, at a rally in Cincinnati.


Pence said Trump is eager to curb illegal immigration, repeal and replace ObamaCare, fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court and strengthen the military during his first 100 days as president.

The Indiana governor revealed that working with Congress to “move fundamental tax reform," meanwhile, would dominate the tail-end of Trump’s initial 200 days as president.

“[It’s meant to] free up the pent-up energy in the American economy,” Pence said, adding that Trump’s tax policies would “benefit American workers and strengthen American incomes.”

Pence added that Trump’s tax strategies include lowering marginal rates, reducing the corporate rate to 15 percent and repatriating corporate cash located overseas.

Trump and Pence were visiting Ohio during the first stop of the president-elect’s “thank you tour” celebrating his stunning White House win last month.

“Our victory was so great, we have the House, we have the Senate, we have the presidency,” Trump said at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. "People are constantly telling you and telling me to reduce our expectations. Now is not the time to downsize our dreams."