Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1)

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President Donald J. Trump celebrates the passage of the Tax Cuts Act with Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on December 20, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Season 7, Episode 34

Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, explains the thinking behind the controversial new Republican tax package — and why its critics are wrong. We’ll also hear from the critics.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1)” and “Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2).”

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