Trump 'celebrating' tax day in Minnesota

Details and Reactions to Trump's Visit to Minnesota on Monday

Details and Reactions to Trump's Visit to Minnesota on Monday

Trump narrowly lost Minnesota to Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 but hopes to claim victory here in 2020.

"We are giving them a big handsome Christmas present in the form of a tremendous tax cut", said President Trump in 2017.

Trump says incorrectly that he enacted the largest package of tax cuts in history.

Besides taxes, Trump also argued that his tariffs on imported steel were helping blue-collar workers in Minnesota's more rural north and leading to a resurgence in the mining industry due to increased demand from domestic steelmakers.

- Ahead of President Trump's Monday visit to a Burnsville trucking company, Minnesota Sen.

Along with Klobuchar were Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and State Auditor Julie Blaha. "That tax bill should have been a bill that would have not only brought some taxes down for working people but also could have funded a major infrastructure investment". "The truth is, Donald Trump is a rich businessman using the presidency and his tax bill to make money for himself and his rich friends".

A poll released last week found that just 17 percent of Americans said they paid less under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Another poll in March found that only 21 percent of taxpayers expect to pay less taxes, despite promises from the Trump administration that savings would be universal. The total number of people receiving refunds is down just under 2 percent; with the average refund down slightly more than 1 percent, from $2,864 to 2,833 this year.

"The fire that they're having at the Notre Dame Cathedral is something like few have witnessed", he said, adding that the church was "one of the great treasures of the world".

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