As Thanksgiving fades from Americans’ memories like so much tryptophan, their eyes – and wallets – turn to Christmas.
Both Washington, D.C., and late-night television are attempting to capitalize on this holiday pivot, with Trump and the GOP falling over themselves to pass a tax bill that would cut taxes for corporations by 15%. Meanwhile, late-night hosts are scrambling to ridicule the lawmakers at every turn.
“We’re going to give the American people a huge tax cut for Christmas,” President Trump said in a clip played on “The Daily Show. “Hopefully, that will be a great, big beautiful Christmas present.”