New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday fired back at President Donald Trump, who on Monday ridiculed his state for being hurt by the president's own tax law.
In a Monday morning tweet, Trump mocked New York for getting hurt by the cap placed on deductions for state and local taxes (a.k.a., "SALT") that was part of his signature 2017 tax cut bill.
“People are fleeing New York State because of high taxes and yes, even oppression of sorts,” Trump wrote. “They didn’t even put up a fight against SALT — could have won.”
Appearing on CNN, Cuomo called Trump out for lying about his past efforts fighting against the cap on SALT deductions.
"The president is divorced from facts," he said. "You can run him the tape of the shows I've done with you, talking about SALT!"
Cuomo then expressed dismay that Trump was seriously attacking him for not doing more to fight against the tax law that the president himself has championed.
"For him to now say, well, New York should have fought harder to stop SALT, he was the one who proposed it!" Cuomo said. "Why would you have assaulted the state of New York with a tax reform policy that raised our taxes?"
Watch the video below.