Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday issued yet another defensive tweet insisting that his father's signature tax cut plan is working as intended -- but even some Trump supporters replied to tell him they aren't happy.
In his tweet, Trump Jr. correctly pointed out that a significant majority of Americans are paying less in taxes thanks to the 2017 tax cut law. The problem is that the IRS decided to withhold less money throughout the year, which made for bigger paychecks, but also meant that Americans aren't getting the same big refunds that they've gotten in years past.
Most Middle-Class Americans Got Tax Cuts Despite Smaller Early Refunds The smaller refund checks, were not indicato… https://t.co/f1QitOgwTX— Donald Trump Jr. (@Donald Trump Jr.)1550065142.0
Additionally, the tax plan wiped out many of the most popular deductions used by many American tax payers, such as slapping a limit on the amount you can deduct for paying state and local taxes.
Given this, even some Trump supporters are saying that they have been hit with a financial shock after they calculated their taxes this year, which has made it harder for them to pay for certain planned expenses.
Check out some of the reaction to Trump Jr.'s tweet below.
@DonaldJTrumpJr Love you @DonaldJTrumpJr but I am getting fucked in my tax return and I had no way to prepare for i… https://t.co/6yanKddZcs— Save❌ (@Save❌)1550065345.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr Property tax and interest cap is putting us in the minus. Upstate New Yorker.— Lee Brewer (@Lee Brewer)1550065300.0
@LeeBrewer2NA @DonaldJTrumpJr Here in Ohio too- add the other deductions removed ( ie home office for one in our ca… https://t.co/UkBJQkhSvP— Betsy OBrochta (@Betsy OBrochta)1550065646.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr When the changes were abounded I doubled my extra withholdings. I got back $200 less than before. Explain that.— Rohn Redigo (@Rohn Redigo)1550065711.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr Just stinks we got way less like 6k less. I get it, just we used & depended on that money for our k… https://t.co/KhW6FEMdK1— michelle (@michelle)1550066384.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr You're so full of shit! Had to increase withholding just so I wouldn't have to cut a check. You can… https://t.co/q4iL22WrGK— JasonH (@JasonH)1550065686.0