President TrumpDonald TrumpJury in Jussie Smollett trial begins deliberations Pence says he'll 'evaluate' any requests from Jan. 6 panel Biden's drug overdose strategy pushes treatment for some, prison for others MORE took to Twitter on Monday to mock a Democratic lawmaker for introducing a bill to repeal the GOP tax cuts, writing the move was “too good to be true for Republicans.”
“A Democratic lawmaker just introduced a bill to Repeal the GOP Tax Cuts (no chance),” Trump tweeted on Memorial Day.
A Democratic lawmaker just introduced a bill to Repeal the GOP Tax Cuts (no chance). This is too good to be true for Republicans...Remember, the Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse passes bills to pressure China amid Olympic boycott House passes bill to strengthen shipping supply chain Overnight Defense & National Security — Biden: US troops to Ukraine 'not on the table' MORE Dems are also weak on Crime, the Border and want to be gentle and kind to MS-13 gang members...not good!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2018
Trump was responding to Rep. Jared PolisJared Schutz PolisSunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant Colorado loosens restrictions on antibody treatment, holds off on mask mandate Lobbying world MORE (D-Colo.) who introduced a bill Wednesday that would undo the tax cuts passed by Republicans last year.
Polis’s legislation, titled the Students Over Special Interests Act, would repeal the GOP tax law and redirect the additional taxpayer money toward erasing student loan debt and making college more affordable.
Polis hit back at the president on Twitter, accusing the president and Republicans of standing up for "corporate special interests" with their legislation.
I proudly wrote the bill to repeal @RealDonaldTrump’s tax giveaways. Simple choice this election: President and GOP lose by cozying up to corporate special interests. We win by standing up for students, public schools, and families. RT if you agree. https://t.co/tShVAGuANE— Polis for Colorado (@PolisForCO) May 28, 2018
His bill is the first that would move to entirely reverse the GOP tax cuts and is unlikely to receive serious consideration while Republicans control both chambers of Congress.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerGillibrand slams committee leadership, Pentagon for military justice reform cuts Build Back Better Is bad for the states Dole to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda MORE (D-N.Y.) unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would eliminate a tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.
That money would be used to invest in pay raises for teachers.
—Updated at 6:36 p.m.