On Friday, President Donald Trump signed the tax bill into law, enacting his first major legislative accomplishment since winning the White House. A formal ceremony had been planned, but was replaced by the impromptu inking as Trump said he was keeping his promise to sign by Christmas.

“Trump spoke at length during the signing, thanking Republicans in Congress for getting the legislation to his desk and predicting it would help the economy,” said an article in the Hill.  “Trump said the decision to sign the bill on Friday was made late and because of criticism in the press that it was being delayed.

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