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'The Cut Cut Cut Act': Americans for Tax Fairness Statement on House GOP Tax Bill

WASHINGTON - "Apparently Donald Trump wants to call this tax plan 'The Cut Cut Cut Act.' That's appropriate because they're cutting taxes for billionaires, cutting taxes for corporations, and cutting funding for Medicaid and Medicare to pay for it all. In the meantime, some middle-class families will likely end up paying MORE in taxes because of the loss of popular deductions, while corporations will get a multi-trillion dollar windfall. It's outrageous and immoral, and voters will hold them accountable for it" - Frank Clemente, Americans for Tax Fairness Executive Director

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