Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) claimed that he was cutting taxes for the many when he voted to cut taxes for the wealthy and corporations.
Donald Trump was not a traditional President in any sense. He did, however, do one thing that was very traditionally Republican. He gave the richest people in the country a massive tax break. Like Ronald Reagan and the Bush‘s before him, Trump said that benefiting the wealthiest people would grow the economy. Time and time…
WATCH: Fox’s Bartiromo Argues The Best Way to Stimulate the Economy is More Tax Cuts For the Wealthy
Donald Trump was unlike any politician that America had ever seen. When he took office, though, he made a move that was very traditionally Republican. Trump passed a major tax cut for the wealthy. Like Ronald Reagan and the Bushes before him, Trump said that the cuts would stimulate the economy and benefit the average…
A White House economic adviser has called on Donald Trump to declare a national emergency because of the Coronavirus and stop collecting payroll taxes. Stephen Moore co-authored an op-ed in Sunday’s Wall Street Journal calling for radical and apparently unilateral action to shore up the struggling U.S. economy. “Last week Mr. Trump acknowledged that compromising with Speaker…
US coronavirus deaths have doubled in the last three days, and Donald Trump is responding by demanding tax cuts for restaurants and entertainment.
Make no mistake, rich people love the GOP — and their tax cuts. According to a new study reported by Axios this morning, super-rich CEO’s of big corporations have been flooding the Republican Party with contributions. They want to keep their tax breaks coming, even as the United States faces record budget deficits, and possible…
Because just 39 percent of poll respondents had a favorable view of the Trump/Republican tax cut bill in an April Gallup poll, the GOP’s biggest billionaire mega-donors are spending $20 million in a new effort to convince more people that they should like the tax law change which gives unneeded tax breaks to billionaires while exploding the…
Republicans are fighting among themselves again in the U.S. Congress, and this is a bad sign for their chances in November’s midterm elections. Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) is pushing hard to get another misguided and harmful tax cut passed in the next few months. For some reason he thinks this will…
Chuck Grassley Says Working Class People Don’t Deserve Tax Cuts Because They Spend Their Money On Booze And Women
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) suggested that rich people deserve tax cuts more than working class people because working class people spend all of their money on booze, women, or movies.
It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Right-wing Christians have been placing the priorities of the party before the tenants of the faith for decades. However, now they are reaching ever new extremes, emboldened by Donald Trump’s presidency and Republican control of Congress.
Warnings are growing among Republicans that the battle over tax cuts for the wealthy could cost them Congress next year if they are unable to pass a cut for the wealthiest Americans.
“Republicans set to pivot from cutting taxes for the rich (AHCA) to cutting taxes for the rich (tax reform).” and tax cuts is like handing out candy
During his daily briefing at the White House, Press Secretary Sean Spicer admitted that Trump’s wants to cut health care first so that he can maximize tax cuts for the wealthy in 2018.
Spoiler alert: The richest 1 percent of Americans would benefit most from Trump’s proposal.
In a normal political environment, a national candidate seeking a model of what their proposed policies would produce would certainly choose a winner. However, this is no more a normal political environment than an elephant is quantum-sized, and the state of Kansas is no more an economic winner than Donald Trump is a quiet and thoughtful deep thinker.
Republicans don’t care about shunning racism, preserving democracy and religious freedom or avoiding nuclear war because they support Trump.
Starting a new job can be an exhilarating experience, especially when that new position is at the wishes and consent of millions of voters. However, for Louisiana’s new governor, John Bel Edwards (D), whatever exhilaration might exist at being chosen to run the state likely turned to fright and despair when he realized just how…
Krugman says the GOP establishment is determined “to take whatever didn’t work from 2001 to 2008 and do it again in a more extreme form”
“The two Democratic presidents have produced jobs at 7 times the rate of the two Bushes or 2.1 million versus 300,000 per year.”
If Americans need an example of true fiscal responsibility, they can look at the state of the economy under a fiscally responsible Democrat, President Barack Obama.
If Democrats had proposed any of their current populist plans last year, Republicans would have went into the midterm elections defending their religious allegiance to the richest one-percent of income earners and their highly-profitable corporations.
Republicans ran on, and won big with, their claim that the GOP is “the party of solutions” founded on conservative pro-growth economic policies, deregulation, and tax cuts for the rich they claimed were more successful than anything “hapless” Democrats or Obama could ever hope to achieve. This is despite the President’s nearly five-year job growth record, world-leading GDP growth, and increased revenue paying down the nation’s debt at a record pace.
Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress, Americans should brace themselves for a serious Koch-style assault on revenue and government agencies. Last year, Mitch McConnell told Kansas Governor Sam Brownback that Republicans were panting to enact a Koch-Kansas economic assault on America that Brownback imposed by giving the rich monumental tax breaks at…
Now that Republicans will have control of both houses of Congress, they will start, immediately, passing legislation to revert back to Bush-era economics and undo the economic progress of the past six years.
Despite their Herculean efforts to bankrupt America though, another report this week revealed the economy is on the mend despite the GOP plot to obstruct the new President’s attempt to turn around the economic disaster eight years of Republicans’ drunken spending spree on the nation’s credit card.
It is beyond dispute that Republicans take advantage of their supporters’ stupidity, and Brownback must believe Kansas voters are the stupidest people in the nation
Missouri Republicans are stupider than congressional Republicans because they carefully studied Kansas Republicans’ economic policies that created a budget nightmare for the state and its people.
Instead of waxing philosophically on the achievements of past presidents, it is worthwhile to take stock of the current President and recognize the monumental hurdles he cleared while battling Republicans who made destroying his presidency and the nation’s economy their sole reason for serving in Congress.
The CBO reported that the nation’s debt is $231 billion less than last year, and they highlighted the fact the declining debt is entirely due to increased revenue and not Republican spending cuts.
This Christmas is shaping up like every other year’s end since President Obama has been in office, with Republicans holding the economy hostage over the level of damage they can inflict.
Republicans like Mitch McConnell are pushing the idea that if America lowers taxes on the wealthy and corporations, the price of gas will fall.
President Obama held a press conference to defend the compromise that he reached with the Republicans on a temporary extension of the Bush tax cuts in exchange for a long term extension of unemployment benefits. In response to critics of the deal, the President dared Republicans to test his willingness to fight, “I will be happy to see the Republicans test whether or not I’m itching for a fight on a whole range of issues. I suspect they will find I am.”