Tax and Appropriations

Tax and Appropriations Related
How do you pass tax cuts for the wealthy while leaving the middle class behind and exploding the deficit?
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin made a number of stunning comments today, including his claim that “it’s very hard not to give tax cuts to the wealthy.”
Republicans’ tax framework would be a “fiscal disaster,” and we aren’t the only ones who think so.
Politico nails the question we’ve been asking the GOP for years: “Do deficits even matter, or do tax cuts trump all?”
Last week, House Republicans unveiled their partisan tax reform framework that will cut taxes for the wealthy while leaving the middle class behind and exploding the deficit.
Last week, House and Senate Republicans, along with the Trump Administration, released their joint tax reform framework, which provides tax cuts for the wealthiest 1% of Americans at the expense of the middle class and explodes the deficit.
Today's GOP Quote of the Day is from Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) pointing out the GOP’s hypocrisy on their tax reform framework that will explode the deficit to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy. Couldn’t agree more, Senator Corker.
Here’s a jaw-dropping quote from OMB Director Mick Mulvaney this morning, courtesy of Bloomberg:
This week, House Republicans will bring their budget resolution to the Floor for consideration – 172 days after the April 15 deadline to complete their work on a budget.
This morning on CBS’ Face the Nation, Speaker Paul Ryan was asked about the GOP tax reform framework. When pressed on whether the framework will add trillions of dollars to the deficit, as the Tax Policy Center said it will, here's what he said:
JOHN DICKERSON:  “Will this tax plan increase the debt?”
PAUL RYAN: “It's going to be deficit neutral. That's the budget rules we use, which is call the Byrd rule.”
All “fiscal conservative” talk—and the walk is anything but.
he reviews are in for the GOP’s tax reform framework, and they can’t be what they wanted.