How Trump and Congress further rigged the economy in favor of the wealthy
Report • By Josh Bivens, Daniel Costa, Celine McNicholas, Heidi Shierholz, and Marni von Wilpert • January 12, 2018One year ago, upon his inauguration, Donald Trump described a bleak future for U.S. workers, but declared that, “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.”
Since then Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers have passed a massive tax cut for wealthy business owners, rolled back critical protections for working people, and advanced nominees to key cabinet posts and courts―including the U.S. Supreme Court―who are hostile to workers’ rights and wages.
Now, EPI has published a new report detailing the 10 worst actions taken by Congress and Donald Trump in the last year. Click here to read “Ten actions that hurt workers during Trump’s first year.”