RNC launches new website to promote Trump tax bill

RNC launches new website to promote Trump tax bill
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The Republican National Committee (RNC) is launching a webpage and six-figure ad campaign to aid President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally MORE and GOP leaders in their closing arguments for tax-reform legislation.

The webpage appears under the banner “Paycheck President,” and features a 90-second video of Trump pitching the Republican tax plan in a recent speech.

The page also provides contact information for Democratic senators, and encourages constituents in certain states to contact their representative.

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“The media won’t tell you the overwhelming support of the President’s Tax Plan,” the page claims. 

A recent poll found that while 72 percent of Republicans support the party’s tax-reform efforts, 64 percent of respondents overall oppose the bill.

The RNC’s webpage will be supplemented by a six-figure digital ad buy, ABC News reported.

The House and Senate are expected to vote on the legislation next week after a deal was reached on reconciling the versions passed by each chamber. 

Senate Republicans hold a 52-seat majority, meaning they can only afford to lose two GOP senators and still have Vice President Pence break a tie, assuming all Democrats vote against the bill as expected.

Pence's office announced Thursday that the vice president would delay his planned trip to the Middle East so he could attend the vote.

Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerPress: How 'Nervous Nancy' trumped Trump Press: How 'Nervous Nancy' trumped Trump Amash gets standing ovation at first town hall after calling for Trump's impeachment MORE (R-Tenn.) voted against the Senate's tax bill before it went to a conference committee, and indicated this week that he's undecided on the latest version, saying it doesn't address his concerns about the deficit. 

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Overnight Defense: US to send 1K more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions | Iran threatens to break limit on uranium production in 10 days | US accuses Iran of 'nuclear blackmail' | Details on key defense bill amendments MORE (R-Fla.) told Senate leaders on Thursday he will vote against the bill unless the child tax credit is made more generous.

Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeOvernight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran Senators demand Trump explain decision to deploy troops amid Iran tensions Senators demand Trump explain decision to deploy troops amid Iran tensions MORE (R-Utah) said he is undecided, citing the child tax credit.

Democrats have urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran Senators reach .5B deal on Trump's emergency border request Senators reach .5B deal on Trump's emergency border request MORE (R-Ky.) to delay the vote so newly elected Democrat Doug Jones (Ala.) can be seated and cast a vote.