That was embarrassing.
Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council and one of the “Big Six” Republicans behind President Trump’s tax rewrite, was on stage at The Wall Street Journal’s annual gathering of business executives in Washington last month defending the plan.
He looked happy to be there. Both the House and the Senate were working on bills that resembled the Big Six’s outline, including the group’s call for a big cut in the corporate tax rate. The host from the Journal asked the audience for a show of hands: Who would use the tax windfall to invest more in their companies?
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