Frank Clemente

Frank Clemente is executive director for Americans for Tax Fairness.

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Wednesday, July 04, 2018
This July Fourth, Americans Should Rebel Against GOP Economic Policies
This Fourth of July, America’s working families should rebel against President Trump ’s bait-and-switch economic policies that leave them worse off while further enriching the wealthy. The new GOP tax law mostly benefits the rich and corporations — including oil companies, health insurers and big...
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'Senators face a fundamental choice,' writes Clement. 'Will they back a plan that imperils the health care of millions of hard-working Americans to give hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts to the wealthy and corporations?' (Photo: OverpassLightBrigade/flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Senate Health Bill Slashes Medicaid to Cut Millionaires’ Taxes
Despite slight differences, the health-care legislation under consideration in the Senate retains the same sickening goal of its House counterpart: cutting taxes for millionaires, billionaires and big corporations at the expense of working families. These bills are not about ensuring the health of...
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Sunday, June 18, 2017
Trump Cuts Critical Services to Pay for Wealthy Tax Cuts
At a recent press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Marta Conner told reporters, “My daughter Caroline is alive because of Medicaid.” Caroline suffers from Rett Syndrome , a rare, debilitating neurodevelopmental disease that prevents her from using her hands, talking, and walking. Marta says that...
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
6 Worst Things About Trump Tax Plan
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised the biggest tax cuts since the Reagan era and proposed reforms that would drastically increase our country’s already extreme levels of inequality. Now theRepublican-controlled Congress is considering ramming through tax reforms in the first half of 2017...
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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Walmart’s Top-to-Bottom Taxpayer Subsidies
Low-income families weren’t the only ones hurt by cuts to food stamps last fall. Top Walmart executives also took a hit. The cutbacks ate into the discount giant’s sales because so many of its low-income customers rely on this public assistance program to help pay for their groceries. And that made...
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