Acosta Blasts Tax Cut Passage: GOP Could Suffer ‘Unintended Consequences’ Due to Unpopularity


See more in the cross-post on the NewBusters blog.

Moments after the final passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta dumped cold water on the new law, declaring that Republicans could suffer “unintended consequences because there were hardly any hearings on this, because there wasn’t much discussion in the public” concerning the “deeply unpopular” bill.

“This is now a signature legislative achievement for President Trump, no question about it, but instead of selling this policy before passing it, they passed it and now they’re going to have to sell it and that's what you heard from the House Speaker on the morning talk shows and that's where what you heard from the President,” Acosta began at 1:01 p.m. Eastern.

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