Chris Matthews: GOP Could ‘Save the House’ by ‘Beating the Drum’ on Tax Reform

MSNBC political commentator Chris Matthews said Tuesday on “Morning Joe” that Republicans may be able to retain control of the House of Representatives after the 2018 elections by touting their tax cuts.
Host Joe Scarborough asked what decision would come to define President Donald Trump’s tenure, and Matthews said tax reform would matter most in the 2018 midterm elections.
“What has Trump done in the first year?” Scarborough asked. “Break it down.”
Matthews pointed to the GOP passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as Trump’s “big decision.”
“Politically, going into this next election in November, the tax cut,” Matthews answered. “Because that’s what the Republicans are going to beat the drum on every day till then and possibly save the House with that strategy. So that was his big decision.”
Republicans’ tax reform law reduced the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent and cut taxes for most individuals and households. It has

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