Barack and Michelle Obama with Donald and Melania Trump at the White House on the day Trump took over from Obama. Since then, Trump has cited Obama as the man behind many of Trump’s most controversial policies.
Barack and Michelle Obama with Donald and Melania Trump at the White House on the day Trump took over from Obama. Since then, Trump has cited Obama as the man behind many of Trump’s most controversial policies. Evan Vucci AP
Barack and Michelle Obama with Donald and Melania Trump at the White House on the day Trump took over from Obama. Since then, Trump has cited Obama as the man behind many of Trump’s most controversial policies. 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.