Weingarten: GOP Rewards the Rich, Rips Off the Rest Of Us

December 17, 2017

“Republican leaders in Congress make no secret of prioritizing tax cuts for their wealthy donors and corporate allies over the needs of people who work for a living,” writes Randi Weingarten in Huffington Post. “Donald Trump presented himself as […]

EPI: The Arguments Supporting Corporate Tax Cuts are Wrong

December 17, 2017

“Most of the individual provisions in the bill are temporary,” writes Hunter Blair in The Economic Policy Institute, “and the exceptions to this actually raise taxes on households—by tying tax brackets to a new, lower inflation rate and reducing […]

Last-Ditch Effort to Sway Senator Collins on Tax Bill

December 14, 2017

Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, after weeks of wavering, cut several deals with Republican leaders in exchange for going along with the tax overhaul that passed the Senate this month and is on track to be sent to President Trump by […]

Republican Tax Bill in Final Sprint Across Finish Line

December 13, 2017

The day after suffering a political blow in the Alabama special Senate election, congressional Republicans sped forward with the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades, announcing an agreement on a final bill that would cut taxes for businesses […]

AFL-CIO: Here Come the Republican Benefit Cuts

December 11, 2017

“First, they run up the deficit with massive tax giveaways for millionaires and Wall Street; then they use the deficit as an excuse to cut benefits for working people,” writes Kelly Ross in the AFL-CIO’s blog Now. “Last month, House Republican […]

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