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Friday, 29 September 2017 03:42

Nightmare Scenario for GOP as Tax Overhaul Hits Resistance

Written by  John Carney

Republican hopes that their tax plan would be perceived as a boon for the American middle class and perhaps win support from Capitol Hill Democrats ran smack into the reality of resistance politics on Thursday.

“Trump Tax Plan Benefits Wealthy, Including Trump,” declared the New York Times.

“$5 Trillion question for Trump tax plan: How to pay for it,” CNBC declared.

“Trump’s tax plan poised to help Trump,” USA Todayreported.

“Trump adviser Gary Cohn says tax plan might not help middle class,” New York’s Daily Newssaid.

Democrats immediately dashed any hopes that the tax overhaul would receive bipartisan support.

Senator Bernie Sanders declared the plan “morally repugnant and bad economic policy.”

Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer slammed the proposal, saying it read like it was masterminded by former Goldman Sachs bankers in the administration. In a speech on the Senate floor, Schumer accused the GOP of having “designed their tax plan to be cheered in country clubs and corporate board rooms.”

“Has the president read his plan? Has he been involved in creating this plan? Or is it the people around him, many of them from Wall Street who came up with this plan, and the president doesn’t even know what it does?” Schumer asked.

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The truth of the matter is that a good third of the GOP are RINO establishment democrat's that take their orders from Chuck Schumer & Nancy Pelosi...until that is fixed nothing will be done for America or the middle class citizen's...period!

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The truth is that Democraps will oppose ANYTHING Trump or Republicans propose. We could propose raising 3 trillion dollars by taxing the very wealthy, and distribute it evenly among the lower 99%, and the worms would try to stop it, claiming that it was intended to benefit the rich. Lies, demagoguery, and duplicitous dealings are the stuff of which Democraps love.

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Anything with the President's name behind it will be resisted with visceral resistance. ...even if it costs Americans dearly. Just like during the election, the Left will continue to try to demonstrate their "worth" by doing nothing but attacking everything that comes out of this Presidency.

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From what I saw of the plan it was fair and equitable and simple. Many people would not even have to get an accountant. It would be 15% across the board for the average taxpayer. It lowered the rate for businesses to 15% to bring back all the off shore corporations that are not paying any taxes; these businesses were being hit with a very high tax rate. Those who are making all this noise are Democrats and Rinos who hate Trump for their own petty reasons. The MSM is definitely not to be trusted.

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Eric J. Martindale Written by Eric J. Martindale
September 29, 2017
Absolutely. As a business owner, I truly believe that this plan would have been a meaningful, profound, and immediate benefit to the economy. But then again, prosperity isn't good for the Democratic Party. We have to remind ourselves that their existence depends on modern slavery.

The real nightmare scenario was the last 8 years under Obama!! Hands Down!

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Trump said that it is the businesses that hire people. Poor people don't create jobs.

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Robert Webster Written by Robert Webster
September 29, 2017
Only an absolute idiot would be for or against something they know nothing about, and that includes all Trump supporters who blindly follow without thinking.
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Gene Smith Written by Gene Smith
September 29, 2017


Did you vote for Obama? You sound like a typical Democrat and therefore I will have to just guess that you did indeed vote for the Man who hid from public view ALL of his and his "Wife's" records from their obviously shady and seedy past.
Now then...how much did YOU know when you cast your vote for the absolute biggest Traitor and Liar ever to sit in the White house, let alone lead the Country....and I say LEAD with considerable reluctance.
So how about just shutting T>F>U>....you are no authority on much of anything.

Those against the tax overhaul plan are merely being democrats/socialist and we can expect nothing better from them. They didn't seem to "worry" about paying for all of the welfare expansion being pushed and passed while they were the majority under obama.

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I can think of absolutely NO reason that people in no income tax states should subsidize the idiotically high tax blue states by allowing them to deduct state and local taxes. All this does in encourage high tax states to spend even more. Bit like offering a drink to a recovering alcoholic.

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When will the Democrats figure out that the resistance games they play affect OUR LIVES? I am so sick of being their political pawn. No legislation is ever perfect (Obamacare), but we have to start
somewhere. Do your jobs for all of America or GET OUT OF CONGRESS.

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First of all if the MSN is reporting on it you can BET THE FARM it is NOT the truth.
Second of all if the Democrats are against it you can BET THE FARM that it is GOOD for the AMERICAN middle class.

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Eric Opalenek Written by Eric Opalenek
September 29, 2017
AS USUAL THE SWAMP STRIKES AGAIN, CRYING CHUCK HOLDING THE DEMS HOSTAGE. WITH REIDS SON LEADING NOTHING WILL GET DONE.
louis bailey Written by louis bailey
September 29, 2017
Gee whiz, did the dimwits even read the plan?? Because it is a GOP plan they say it is no good because they have not read it but was it not Pelosi who said when Obamacare was passed the bill was passed but We, the American public, were told hat we had to read it to see what was in the dimwit bill!! It was passed without the dims having read it at all!!
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Harry Townsend Written by Harry Townsend
September 29, 2017
Always remember Chucky Schumers "manly" words, mamby pamby! now if that isn't wusification of the people I don't know what is.

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