Your Call: Media coverage of GOP tax cuts & the health care plan

Mar 3, 2017

On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump’s sweeping tax cuts. His administration plans to cut the top tax rate from over 39 percent to 33 percent. Several outlets are reporting on how the tax cuts will affect you. Many conclude that the numbers don’t add up.

We’ll also discuss coverage of the Republican Party’s plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. What is their plan? 

Guests:

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, founder and editor of DCReport.org, and author of The Making of Donald Trump

Trudy Lieberman, longtime contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review

Web Resources:

CJR: Cost of the Cadillac: The Obamacare story reporters are missing

DCreport.og: Another Cabinet Pick With Secret Ties To Putin And Oligarchs

Vanity Fair: Is The White House Now Just Another Trump Inc. Subsidiary? 

The Daily Beast: Donald Trump's Fake Math

Citizens for Tax Justice: Trump Tax Plan Would Give Wealthiest Americans $2.1 Trillion in Tax Cuts