I told you above, the Republicans said that the loss of revenue would be made up for increased jobs thus more revenue, all boats would rise.
Where are the jobs from over a decade of tax cuts for the wealthy? Where is the increased revenue from over a decade of tax cuts for the wealthy?
A consumer economy can only work when consumers have jobs and enough of the country's wealth to be consumers. Trickle down economics has concentrated too much of the country's wealth and income at the top so that the economy cannot prosper. The working class are painfully aware of this, even if you are not.