In one of his first acts, President Donald Trump signed an executive order implementing a federal government hiring freeze on Jan. 23, 2017.
In one of his first acts, President Donald Trump signed an executive order implementing a federal government hiring freeze on Jan. 23, 2017. Evan Vucci AP
In one of his first acts, President Donald Trump signed an executive order implementing a federal government hiring freeze on Jan. 23, 2017. Evan Vucci AP

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  • Kennedy proposes income tax cut in 1962

    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.