Conway predicts small business boom after GOP tax bill’s passage

White House adviser Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayObama, Bush among those paying tribute to Cokie Roberts: 'A trailblazing figure' Journalists, political heavyweights pay respects to Cokie Roberts: 'A pioneer for so many' Iran's supreme leader rules out talks with US at all levels MORE on Thursday predicted a boom in the creation of small businesses once the Republican tax-overhaul bill goes into effect.

“I think there are so many men and women in this country who are going to now start a small business, who are gong to say ‘I like what I see. The regulations are fewer. The tax code is simpler. The tax cuts are more robust, including for those pass-through companies,’ ” Conway said on “Fox & Friends.”

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The comments from Conway, who serves as counselor to President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency White House fires DHS general counsel: report Trump to cap California trip with visit to the border MORE, come following the House and Senate passage of the tax bill this week, giving the administration and congressional Republicans a major legislative victory.

“It also includes a president who since he was elected has presided over a booming stock market, booming consumer confidence, small business formation,” Conway said of the tax bill.

The White House has pushed the bill as an effort to provide tax relief to middle-class Americans, but Democrats have argued the bill favors the wealthy over the middle class.

Trump will reportedly sign the bill into law on Jan. 3.