TAX REFORM STORY
(NEW YORK, N.Y.)
of the tax reform
bill put together by Republicans in Washington with no public hearings
complained that the bill is a travesty and will simply enrich the rich
the middle class in this country poorer.
Former US Labor Secretary Robert
Reich claims the bill is
actually a classic Trojan Horse trick "that will pave the way for
cuts to education, health care and other programs."
The real goal of this tax reform plan, claims Reich and others, is to pull off a huge redistribution of wealth
-- over a Trillion dollars from the pockets of the middle
class and poor to the designer pockets of the rich.
top Republican fund-raiser in the state of
New York has quit his position in the state’s Republican Party because
tax reform bill.
Steve Louro, who has served as a
regional finance director
for New York’s Republican Party, quit the position Tuesday, according
New York Times.
During an interview with the
newspaper Louro blasted the bill, calling it ”a
bill that’s going to get
passed is not going to take care of the American people,” Louro told
“It’s a disgrace. It’s going to hurt a lot of middle-class
Louro once hosted
a fund-raiser for then-candidate Donald Trump and has
previously been a supporter of Republican candidates.
to a report earlier
this week by TheHill.com, "GOP
leaders are trying to gear their sales pitch toward middle-class
multiple analyses of the legislation have found that some families
could see a
tax hike, while other proposals in the bill like eliminating the estate
alternative minimum taxes would result in an expected windfall for the