This morning at the Ways and Means Committee hearing on the GOP tax scam, Chairman Brady suggested Democrats are cherry-picking data when Ranking Member Neal pointed out 83% of the benefits of the law are going to top 1% by 2027.
Before Republicans try to tell you that their GOP tax scam pays for itself at today’s Ways and Means Committee hearing – the very first hearing on H.R. 1 – we wanted to remind folks of this op-ed by former Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who is testifying today.
The non-partisan Concord Coalition has some harsh criticism of the GOP’s rescissions package, a political gimmick which CBO confirmed would amount to $1 billion in savings after Republicans exploded the deficit with their tax law by $1.8 trillion.
Today’s Daily 202 from the Washington Post details a number of ways that President Trump’s policies are doing more harm than good for American workers and leaving the U.S. economy worse off. From forcing small businesses to shut down to raising gas prices and sending jobs overseas,
It’s a tale as old as time: Republicans choose to jam a partisan bill through the House, instead of working with Democrats, and end up scrambling for votes due to deep divisions within their conference.