Donald Trump Said His Tax Cut Would be the "Biggest Tax Cut in the History of Our Country"

Type: ExaggerationsSep 06 2018 Severity:
About: Taxes
President Trump attended a rally to support Matt Rosendale, a candidate for the Montana Senate. Later in the speech, Trump began to brag about his tax cuts, saying it was the "biggest tax cut in the history of our country." In actuality, it's smaller than many in the past. His tax cut was .9% of GDP, which was smaller than Reagan's 1981 tax cut of 2.89. While Trump's tax cut was the eight largest since 1981, it was still smaller than two tax cuts passed under the Obama administration.

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Quote | He exaggerated to a Montana crowd how big his tax cut would be.

"Republicans stand for stopping illegal immigration, fixing horrible trade deals, cutting your taxes in a major, major way, biggest tax cut in the history of our country,” Trump said at a Montana rally.