President Trump says the “massive” tax plan rolled out by means of Republicans is a “winner,” and slammed the New York Times as a “lobbyist” for the Democrats and warring parties of the invoice.
“The Failing @nytimes, the pipe organ for the Democrat Party, has become a virtual lobbyist for them with regard to our massive Tax Cut Bill. They are wrong so often that now I know we have a winner!” Trump tweeted early Thursday morning.
The president’s tweet was once a double-whammy — reigniting his distaste for ‘fake news’ within the mainstream media by means of criticizing the Gray Lady’s editorial choices, and slamming the Democrats for no longer operating in combination to push tax reform.
Throughout the day Wednesday, The New York Times Editorial Board posted by means of Twitter: “urge the Senate to reject a tax bill that hurts the middle class & the nation’s fiscal health. #thetaxbillhurts.”
The New York Times Opinion Twitter feed despatched out a collection of messages, encouraging citizens to touch Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Ky.; Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.; Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. to invite them to oppose the invoice in Wednesday’s vote.
“The Failing @nytimes has completely long past in opposition to the Social Media Guidelines that they put in to keep some credibility after many in their biased newshounds went Rogue! @foxandfriends” Trump tweeted Thursday morning.
Despite their efforts, the Senate Republican tax plan complicated on a 52-48 birthday party line vote, permitting senators to start out debate on the sweeping regulation.