President Donald Trump is reviving last year’s promise to slash taxes for America’s middle class as he seeks to bolster his reelection bid against Democratic pledges to help people suffering under piles of student loan debt and wrestling to pay oversized medical bills.

Speaking in Baltimore on Thursday night, Trump promised — yet again — his administration would announce new tax cuts next year, claiming they would be “very, very substantial,” without offering any more details.
“We’re working on a tax cut for the middle-income people that is going to be very, very inspirational,” said Trump, who took the stage at the exact time Democratic presidential candidates were lining up in Houston for their third debate. “It’s going to be something that I think everyone is looking for.”
The fresh commitment by the President was reminiscent of a pledge he made last October ahead of the midterm elections, when he announced a mysterious last-minute middle-class tax that puzzled White House officials, congressional leaders and tax wonks in Washington.
Top aides have echoed the message, while making clear there’s no agreement on a plan.

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