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It’s always fun when The Daily Show compares and contrasts past statements by politicians with what they’re actually doing now.

So as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan prepare to ram through a “tax reform” bill that will increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion, you can listen to what they said on that topic a few years ago – when Barack Obama was president.

Or you can listen to Donald Trump praise his tax cut a “great big beautiful Christmas present,” — and then see how it turns into a giant lump of coal for most Americans. (But that won’t happen until after 2020!)

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