Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston says Donald Trump’s tax plan will help Donald Trump.
On Tuesday, Trump pitched his tax plan to the conservative Heritage Foundation. Johnston says the middle-class will see their tax burdens grow, while the super-rich will pay much less. The Tax Policy Center estimates that the highest-earning 20 percent will receive more than 70 percent of the tax cuts. We’ll speak with David Cay Johnston about taxes, inequality, and the economy.
David Cay Johnston, investigative journalist, founder of DCReport.org, and author of The Making of Donald Trump
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