Trump hosted tax reform roundtable in Florida

CBS News

WASHINGTON — President Trump hosted a roundtable with small business leaders in Hialeah, Florida on Monday to promote the $1.5 trillion tax cut package pushed through by Republicans at the end of last year.

President Trump hosted tax reform roundtable in Florida:

The White House said Trump held a roundtable Monday with local business owners in the Miami area, joined by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Small Business Administration head Linda McMahon.

Facing headwinds this fall, Republicans are placing their midterm election hopes on selling the benefits of the law to Americans.

Trump has sometimes chafed at scripted events, deviating from the planned message to discuss whatever is on his mind.

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