An Economic Agenda for the Wealthiest 1 Percent, 270 Times Over
Last week, we reported on the Republican candidates’ economic agenda for the wealthiest 1 Percent. Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) crunched the numbers on several of the candidates’ tax plans and found that on average they would give the wealthiest 1 Percent a tax cut up to 270 times larger than what the middle class would receive under their plans.
Here’s the rundown.
As we reported last week, these gigantic tax cuts for the very wealthiest Americans are paired with cuts that would be devastating to the other 99 Percent of Americans, including deep cuts to Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid, and other vital programs and services that Americans depend on each and every day.