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

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanEsper's chief of staff to depart at end of January Latinos say they didn't benefit from Trump tax cuts — here's why Conservative commentator rips Trump's signature tax overhaul: 'It was a big mistake' 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 BoehnerA time for war, a time for peace — and always a time to defend America Esper's chief of staff to depart at end of January Soleimani killing deepens distrust between Trump, Democrats MORE (R-Ohio) and Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyTrump economic aide says new tax proposal could be unveiled this summer Hoyer: Democratic chairmen trying to bridge divide on surprise medical bills On The Money: House approves Trump USMCA deal in bipartisan vote | Senate sends .4T spending bill to Trump's desk | Why budget watchdogs are howling over the spending deal 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.