Scalise Defends Tax Bill, Gets Cursed at By Rosie O'Donnell

Posted: Nov 17, 2017 6:20 PM

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) voted for the GOP's tax reform bill Thursday, heralding it as a "huge win" for families across America. 

Rosie O'Donnell, one of President Trump's biggest critics, had three words for him. (warning: language.)

Scalise, who recently returned to Capitol Hill after suffering serious injuries from the congressional baseball practice shooting in June, had three words of his own for O'Donnell - albeit much nicer ones.

O'Donnell then brought up Scalise's summer nightmare, wondering how he can support the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which repeals the Obamacare individual mandate, after being on the verge of death. 

"Ur life was saved, she writes. "Do something with it."

How can he dare support the Republican plan, she argued, considering it is one big "tax cut for the rich."

"Damn him to hell," she added in another tweet.

Plenty of social media users came to Scalise's defense, astounded that O'Donnell would dare reference his near death experience to try and save Obamacare. Yet, others actually sided with O'Donnell, agreeing that he should use his "second chance" to save Americans' health care. 

If Scalise had more than 240 characters, he would have explained that the Republican tax plan will benefit the 70 percent of taxpayers who take the standard deduction. Further, an average household of four would save nearly $1,200 next year. Luckily, Guy had plenty of space to explain it.