President Donald Trump leaves Capitol Hill after meeting with lawmakers on tax policy, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Washington. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans.
Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci
Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

The Left points out that the tax bill is great if you happen to be so rich you don’t need a tax cut

President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to cut taxes for Americans. What he didn’t say was it would be only for wealthy Americans. A roundup of editorials Tuesday looks at the Senate tax bill and the upcoming vote.

Opinions from the Left:

1. Changes coming to Senate tax bill as wildcards linger

From US News and World Report: Without some sort of overhaul, the bill is likely to go down in flames.

2. Tax cut's true costs

From The San Francisco Chronicle: The bill hurts those making less than $75,000, plain and simple.

3.  President Trump should fulfill his promises on tax reform

From Newsday: On Tuesday, Trump will lobby for something he promised he wouldn’t — a tax plan that hurts those who are not wealthy.

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