Schumer: Trump is 'Santa to the Rich, Scrooge to the poor'

Schumer: Trump is 'Santa to the Rich, Scrooge to the poor'
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Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' Mattis responds to Trump criticism: 'I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals' Democrats vow to push for repeal of other Trump rules after loss on power plant rollback MORE (D-N.Y.) ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocratic senator rips Trump's 'let them fight' remarks: 'Enough is enough' Warren warns Facebook may help reelect Trump 'and profit off of it' Trump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' MORE on Sunday after a report that Trump told friends hours after signing the GOP tax bill that they "just got a lot richer."

".@realDonaldTrump’s Christmas Eve pronouncement from Mar-a-Lago: Santa to the Rich, Scrooge to the poor," Schumer tweeted.

Trump reportedly told friends at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Friday that they all just got wealthier.

"You all just got a lot richer," Trump said at a dinner, two friends at a table near the president told CBS News.

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Trump late last week signed the sweeping Republican tax bill into law, marking his first major legislative accomplishment since winning the White House.

Trump and congressional Republicans have been pushing for tax reform for several months. Trump has pitched the tax-reform plan as a boon to the middle class.

Democrats, though, have argued that the largest benefits will go to wealthy Americans like the president.