According to Pelosi Nov 2017 Pelosi on tax cuts ""This thing will explode the deficit, the national debt. " From Investors Business D Income Tax Revenues Are Up 9% This Year — Is Trump Tax Cut Paying Fo 7/11/2018 Supply-Side Economics: Democrats scoffed at Republicans who said the Trump tax cuts would at least partially pay for themselves through higher economic growth. But it looks like the GOP had it right all along, as revenues climb. The latest monthly budget report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office finds that revenues from federal income taxes were $76 billion higher in the first half of this year, compared with the first half of 2017. That's a 9% jump, even though the lower income tax withholding schedules went into effect in February. The CBO says the gain "largely reflects increases in wages and salaries." https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/income-tax-revenues-trump-tax-cuts-economic-growth/ Maybe I am wrong but an increase in revenue will decrease the deficit against the budget in place. On another note Pelosi also complained that the tax cuts would give an incentive for Companies to move jobs overseas. There may have been some who moved jobs off shore but IIRC nothing substanial. There have been many companies who brought jobs back. Dem also complained about2.9 Triilion in profits companies have parked overseas and the tax cuts would do nothing for that. From Bloomberg "Before 2018, U.S. nonfinancial corporations tended to add about $50 billion to earnings held abroad every three months. But in the first three months of 2018, that number turned to a negative $158 billion, according to the Federal Reserve. That's the biggest reversal on records going back to 1946, and much more than companies brought back in 2005, the last time the government tried something similar. " https://www.bloomberg.com/view/arti...at-u-s-companies-are-bringing-their-cash-home I guess Dems will call all this "crumbs".