William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Cliff Owen AP
William Smith, former chief counsel, Senate Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Cliff Owen AP

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    President John F. Kennedy advocated for an income tax cut in this newsreel from August 1962 ahead of outlining his plan before Congress in January 1963. In 2017, a conservative group used part of Kennedy speaking about the tax cuts in a 30-second ad aimed at pressing three Democratic senators to embrace the Republican-led push for a tax overhaul.