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Trump Lauds Tax Cuts, Arctic Drilling in Exclusive New Year’s Gala

HeadlineJan 02, 2018

President Trump rang in the new year with his son Barron and first lady Melania at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida, where club members paid $600 apiece for a chance to join the president for a dinner gala. Speaking briefly to reporters outside the party, Trump boasted about Republican tax cuts for the wealthy and opening up ANWR—the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—to oil and gas drilling.

President Donald Trump: “We’re off to a very good start, as you know, with the great tax cuts and ANWR and getting rid of the individual mandate, which was very, very unpopular, as you know. But we are going to have a tremendous year.”

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