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[–] anon_poaster 3 points -2 points (+1|-3) ago  (edited ago)

If they eliminate the estate tax completely, that would be annoying.

Trump's campaign was about "Wall Wall Wall", but we're probably not getting a wall.

Instead, he might be eliminating the estate tax, which would benefit the top 1%, especially billionaires like Trump. Currently, estate tax affects estates over $5.5 million (not including money left for spouse or charities).

Eliminating the estate tax would literally be worth billions of dollars to the Trump family. It would mean that Ivanka, Jared, and the Trump kids would inherit an extra few billion dollars.

If someone rallies blue collar voters with chants of "Wall Wall Wall", gets into office, and then instead delivers a billion dollar estate tax cut for himself, you can see why that stinks.