How closely did the tax bill resemble Trump's campaign promises?

The tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, was a large and consequential piece of legislation. It was also the culmination of no fewer than nine of Trump’s campaign promises. So how did he do? Upon review of the bill’s provisions, we found only one pure Promise Kept in the bill, compared to four we rated Promise Broken. But he made significant, if imperfect, progress on four other promises, and we’ve rated these Compromise. Here’s a rundown, with the promises grouped by our rating. PROMISE KEPT Create a 10-percent repatriation tax Some companies store … >>More stories from National


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