Paul Ryan releases ‘teaser trailer’ about series on push for tax reform

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanAs new Congress begins, federal-state connections are as important as ever Trump once asked Paul Ryan why he couldn’t be ‘loyal': book AEI names Robert Doar as new president MORE's (R-Wis.) office on Monday released a trailer for an upcoming series focused on his efforts to pass tax reform.

The 59-second trailer sets up the premise of "Decades in the Making," a docu-series set for a Dec. 18 release focused on Ryan's years-long effort to pass tax reform that culminated with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.​

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The trailer features clips of Ryan and his colleagues discussing tax reform, intercut with footage of the Speaker working in his office and meeting with constituents. Among those appearing in the video are former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerCannabis company says CBS refused to run its Super Bowl ad advocating for medical marijuana Breaking the impasse on shutdown, border security McCarthy, allies retaliate against Freedom Caucus leader MORE (R-Ohio) and Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyTexas governor, top lawmakers tell Trump not to use hurricane relief funds to build border wall Trump on declaring national emergency: 'Not going to do it so fast' Dems look to chip away at Trump tax reform law MORE (R-Texas), who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed Congress a year ago without a single Democratic vote. Critics of the law argued it would explode the deficit and disproportionately benefit corporations and wealthy individuals.

Ryan is retiring from the House next month after opting not to seek reelection. He joined the House in 1999, and has served as Speaker since 2015.

He will deliver a farewell address to the House on Wednesday.