US President Donald Trump has signed the sweeping Republican tax bill, which some analysts say will reward the rich and punish the majority of working people.
Trump enacted his first major legislative accomplishment into law on Friday, two days after the Republican plan was adopted by Congress in a major political victory.
Trump signed the massive $1.5 trillion tax bill shortly before departing for a year-end break at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
“I watched the news this morning and they were all saying, will he keep his promise, will he sign it by Christmas?” Trump told reporters at the White House
“And I called downstairs and said ‘Get it ready, we have to sign it now,'” he stated.
The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday approved the tax legislation, which includes permanent tax breaks for corporations and temporary tax cuts for individuals.
With all Democrats united in opposition, the Senate passed the bill by a 51-48 party line…