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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!)

The White House

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Monday that Donald Trump has a "great record when it comes to the LGBTQ community."

Chris Johnson, chief political and White House reporter for the Washington Blade, asked McEnany if Trump would reconsider the ban on transgender people in the military after 116 Democratic House lawmakers sent a letter last week to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Attorney General William Barr calling for the Pentagon to end the policy.

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