Fact Check: Kamala Harris Says Trump Economy ‘Not Working for Working People’

Breitbart | 6/28/2019 | Hannah Bleau
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said Thursday night that the Trump economy is “not working for working people” and cited the GOP tax cuts, despite the fact that the cuts helped vastly two-thirds of the American taxpayers and led to historic economic growth across the board.

Moderator Savannah Guthrie asked Harris if Democrats have a responsibility to explain how they will pay for their various “free” policy proposals. Harris dodged the question and instead claimed the Trump economy is “not working for working people.”

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“Where was that question when the Republicans and Donald Trump passed a tax bill that benefits the top one percent and the biggest corporations in this country?” Harris asked.

Working families need support and need to be lifted up, and frankly this economy is not working for working people. For too long the rules have been written in the favor of the people who have the most and not in favor of the people who work the most, which is why I am proposing that we change the tax code.

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She said she would make it so a family making less than $100,000 could collect $500 a month, which will, she says, give them the ability to get through the end of the month with “dignity.”

“One day one I will repeal that tax bill, which benefits the one percent and the biggest corporations,” she added.

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However, President Trump’s tax cuts have been enormously successful, helping the vast majority of the American people.

As Breitbart News reported:

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Two-thirds of American taxpayers will pay less in taxes for their 2018 earnings, according to the independent Tax Policy Center. Eighty-one percent of the middle one-fifth of income earners received a tax cut. Just 5.5 percent of households got a tax hike of $100 or more—and most of those were in the upper-income tax brackets.

Unfortunately, many Americans remain...
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