President Donald Trump said again Monday he wants a “phase two” of tax cuts on top of the law Republicans passed in December.
Speaking as the planet Series champion Houston Astros visited the White House, Trump asked Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, whether he planned to cut taxes further. Brady along with also GOP Sens. John Cornyn along with also Ted Cruz were among the lawmakers through Texas attending the event.
“Kevin, are we going for one more tax cut, I understand?” Trump asked, drawing laughter through those gathered for the event. “Huh? He’s the king of those tax cuts, yeah? We’re going to do a phase two, I’m hearing in which. You hear in which, John along with also Ted? Phase two. We’re actually very serious about in which, Kevin. So, the item’s Great.”
Trump previously joked about “phase two” while speaking to GOP lawmakers in February.