Significant media attention has been devoted to the failure of President Donald Trump’s health care proposal, which would take coverage away from 24 million people in order to provide billions in tax breaks to the rich. Far less attention, however, has been paid to the actual legislative accomplishments of Trump’s first 100 days in office—and the hard numbers behind them.
While Trump campaigned on a pledge of making the GOP the “party of the American worker,” in reality he has repeatedly passed bills that put the interests of Big Business ahead of hardworking families. More than Trump’s words, looking to his legislative actions can tell us about his real priorities and those of congressional Republicans.
The above excerpt was originally published in InsideSources.
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