Tax the rich before taxing the rest

Presidential candidates should take a pledge: The middle class should not pay one dollar more in new taxes until the superrich pay their fair share.

Already candidates are outlining ambitious programs to improve health care, combat climate change, and address the opioid crisis - and trying to explain how they’ll pay for it.

President Trump, on the other hand, wants to give corporations and the richest one percent more tax breaks to keep goosing a lopsided economic boom - even as deficit hawks moan about the exploding national debt and annual deficits topping $1 trillion.

 

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