The American Rescue Plan will deliver for our families by dramatically increasing the Child Tax Credit, lifting millions out of poverty. It’s critically important for families roiled by the coronavirus – and it is exactly what Republican Senator Ron Johnson is delaying tonight.
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51 Republican senators just voted against increasing paid leave in the coronavirus relief package. (The good news is: the full bill passed, which was absolutely crucial. The bad news is that we missed a huge chance for a better package.
At a time of massive inequality, the Republican tax bill will unbelievably provide 83% of the benefits to the top 1%, while increasing taxes on 92 million middle-class households by the end of the decade.
If a reporter really wants to stretch for bipartisanship say this: a handful of Republican economists say the corporate rate cuts will help the economy grow. They agreed that the individual rate cuts--the key part of the bill--are a useless debt-increasing transfer to the rich.