Democrats Aim to Repeal Parts of Tax Bill, Raise Taxes

Senate Democrats after after your money again. The Senate Democrats aim to repeal parts of the GOP tax bill and raise everyone’s taxes. The Dems are looking to raise the corporate tax to 25%, while the GOP tax bill just passed lowered it from 35% to 21%.

Remember, not a singnle Democrat voted for the GOP tax reform in December. It was a totally partisan vote.

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As The Wall Street Journal reports, Democrats claimed their tax-raising proposals would generate more investment for infrastructure; Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, stated, “They are out scrounging around looking under the sofas trying to find some spare change in order to pay for our infrastructure. We are closing specific and major loopholes.”

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), indicated that the Democrats plan to use the tax plan as a cudgel against the GOP in the 2018 elections, gloating, “The contrast between tax cuts for the wealthiest people as opposed to middle-class jobs is one that we will forcefully advocate in the fall.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) laughed off the Democrats’ proposals, asserting, “Repeal all these bonuses, pay raises, new jobs, and new investments? Talk about a nonstarter.”

The Democrats may well be barking up the wrong tree; support for the tax bill among Americans rose to 46% in January; by the end of February it had risen to 51%. Disapproval plunged from 57% in December to 45% at the end of February.

Is it any surprise at all that the left wants to raise taxes? The approval rating of the tax bill shows that the public approves of the tax reform, but that’s common sense isn’t it? Who doesn’t want their taxes cut? Despite this, the left continues to push more taxes and more government on the population.

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