Elderly and poor could be main victims of Trump tax bill

Republicans call the tax bill "entitlement reform", but it will see cuts to social welfare programmes such as Medicare that could impact millions of people.

    It is being hailed as US President Donald Trump's first legislative victory, but the tax bill could hit the country's elderly and poor hard.

    Republicans call the tax bill "entitlement reform", but it will see cuts to social welfare programmes such as Medicare that could impact millions of people.

    Some reports suggest Medicare may be cut by $25bn next year.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Florida.


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