The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey.
(Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Pascrell called out the GOP tax scam for what it is: a disastrous law that raises taxes on millions of middle class families, while handing massive tax breaks to corporations and the richest few. )
“Republicans didn’t write their bill for the middle-class. The middle class was the furthest thing from their minds. They wrote their tax bill for their donor class. Then they shoved it down our throats in hopes no one would read the fine print.
“Let’s talk about the fine print.
“The Republican tax scam cost more than $2 trillion. That’s trillion with a ‘T.’ Where will that money go? I’m going to tell you.
“About $1.6 trillion of that money will go straight to reward corporations and the top One Percent. Can you think of a group less in need of tax relief?
“I’m all for growing wealth. But I’m not for gaming the system in the name of greed.
“And what are these big corporations doing with their payouts from the Republicans? I’m going to tell you, again.
“They’re putting it right in their pockets. They’re giving themselves sweet bonuses. They’re lavishing buybacks on their shareholders. […]
“The Republicans’ only major legislation passed under this administration is a corruption of our democracy done at the behest of their donors.
“The Republicans are giving a raw deal to hard working families in New Jersey and across America. You deserve a better one – A Better Deal: with Better Jobs, Better Wages and a Better Future for everyone.”
(CSPAN link to Weekly Democratic Address: here)
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