Larry Kudlow, the economist and former adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said President Donald Trump would welcome help from Democrats and Republicans in advancing his agenda, but bipartisanship is elusive.
“The Democrats don’t want to play ball. Trump would much prefer bipartisanship. The Dems just don’t want to play. If they come to the table and play, we could get stuff done faster,” Kudlow said on CNBC.
Kudlow was an economic adviser to Trump’s presidential campaign who recommended tax cuts, less regulation and letting U.S. companies bring overseas cash back to the country without punishing taxes. Trump pledged to help American workers by seeking new trade deals that would dissuade U.S. companies from closing factories and moving them offshore.
Trump’s pledge to cut taxes will be fulfilled as Republicans in Congress approve a budget this fall, Kudlow said.
“The GOP is going to get its tax cuts. The Senate Budget