Exposing Republican’s big lie about tax cuts is easy ― all you have to do is look at the last time they tried it (history has proven it’s pretty repetitive).
For example, take a close look at the ring leader of lies: Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Since Trump took office, the GOP has pushed a false narrative that their tax scheme would be beneficial for middle-class families, even though it’s only a ploy to give more tax breaks to the wealthiest 1% of Americans.
As reported by the New York Times, McConnell admitted that the Republican tax plan might result in a tax hike for some working Americans, saying he “misspoke” days earlier when he said that “nobody in the middle class is going to get a tax increase” under the Senate bill.
“I misspoke on that.”
“You can’t guarantee that absolutely no one sees a tax increase, but what we are doing is targeting levels of income and looking at the average in those levels and the average will be tax relief for the average taxpayer in each of those segments.”
Evidently, the only middle-class Americans who might see a slight reduction in taxes have to meet particular criteria. Even then, “if the legislation dampens home prices, as realtors are warning, it could diminish the wealth of middle-class families whose biggest investment is generally their home.”
Which tells us what? Much like every other Republican, McConnell is desperately attempting to backtrack his words because he is well-aware that he was just caught in a lie. Often time, people lose track of their lies, so they have to find a way to make it seem as though the lie was acceptable to tell. Shameful? Indeed.
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