Fineman: 'Drunk' Republicans in 'All-Out War' on Middle Class, Tax Cuts Get Them 'In Trouble'

NewsBusters | 12/16/2017 | Staff
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Appearing as a guest on Friday's The Beat with Ari Melber, Huffington Post global editorial director Howard Fineman -- also an MSNBC contributor -- went negative on Republicans planning to cut taxes as he described them as "getting drunk on egg nog," and claimed that cutting taxes "periodically gets them into trouble." He went on to suggest that the internet deregulation plan would amount to "an all-out war on" the middle class voters who elected Donald Trump.

At 6:31 p.m. ET, host Ari Melber went to Fineman and read a quote portraying the proposed tax cuts as biased toward wealthy taxpayers:

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Looking at this, in addition to slashing the corporate tax rate, this tax bill enacts, quote, "temporary tax rates for individuals, the biggest gains concentrated at the top," "more modest benefits for lower incomes." Howard, you've covered a lot of economic...
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