Trump mocks Dem lawmaker for introducing bill to repeal GOP tax cuts

Trump mocks Dem lawmaker for introducing bill to repeal GOP tax cuts
© UPI

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration 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.

ADVERTISEMENT

Trump was responding to Rep. Jared PolisJared Schutz PolisKey Colorado House committee passes bill to decide presidential elections by popular vote, not Electoral college Gardner gets latest Democratic challenge from former state senator Gardner, Portman endorse Trump for 2020 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.

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 SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerGOP Green New Deal stunt is a great deal for Democrats National emergency declaration — a legal fight Trump is likely to win House Judiciary Dems seek answers over Trump's national emergency declaration 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.