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 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 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 CorkerTrump's GOP impeachment firewall holds strong George Conway hits Republicans for not saying Trump's name while criticizing policy Trump announces, endorses ambassador to Japan's Tennessee Senate bid 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 RubioOvernight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes Senators vow to press Turkey sanctions bills despite Pence cease-fire announcement 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 — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes Senate fails to override Trump veto over emergency declaration MORE (R-Utah) said he is undecided, citing the child tax credit.

Democrats have urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes McConnell tees up government funding votes amid stalemate MORE (R-Ky.) to delay the vote so newly elected Democrat Doug Jones (Ala.) can be seated and cast a vote.