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stated on February 20, 2020 in an image
“Bernie Sanders wants free health care for all and was asked how he would pay for it. His answer was raise taxes to 52% on anybody making over $29,000 per year.”
stated on February 19, 2020 in the Democratic debate in Nevada
The budget hole in Bernie Sanders’ plans “is bigger than the size of the entire economy of the United States."
stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Las Vegas
Says Mike Bloomberg “opposed modest proposals during Barack Obama’s presidency to raise taxes on the wealthy, while advocating for cuts to Medicare and Social Security.”
stated on January 22, 2020 in a news release
Says Gov. Tony Evers "proposed raising taxes on the agriculture industry to pay for expanded welfare programs."
stated on January 22, 2020 in the State of the State
“I delivered on my campaign promise for a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families.”
stated on February 4, 2020 in a speech
“The president has exploded the debt by more than $3 trillion — all to give billion-dollar tax cuts to the wealthiest few.”
stated on July 13, 2018 in a Facebook post
Says the Democratic Party "took Social Security from the independent ‘Trust Fund’ and put it into the general fund so that Congress could spend it" and "eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding."
stated on January 18, 2020 in a speech
Says Oregon’s highest income tax bracket included anyone making more than $250,000 in 2012 before the state expanded its upper bracket to include "anyone making more than $125,000."
stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts
"California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13."
stated on November 23, 2019 in a Facebook post
Up until 1913 Americans kept all of their earnings.
stated on January 8, 2020 in a speech
"We have the lowest corporate tax rate since 1968."
stated on January 8, 2020 in a Facebook post
"The missiles that were launched at American forces in Iraq from Iran, were funded by Barack Obama, with American tax dollars."
stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook ad
"In America, there is a father who is holding down two jobs and paying more taxes than the richest 400 families in America."
stated on October 19, 2019 in a rally in New York City
Says Congress gave Wall Street "trillions of dollars of zero interest loans."
stated on October 11, 2019 in an interview on ABC's "The View"
"Most people below $50,000 don’t pay any income tax. The top 1 percent in our country pay 40%."
stated on October 12, 2019 in a tweet
"The 1% is paying less in taxes than everyone else."
Republican Party of Florida
stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet
The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household."
stated on September 15, 2019 in an appearance on WISN-TV's UpFront
Milwaukee has less taxing power than most similar cities and is the only U.S. city of 400,000 or more "that does not have a sales tax or local income tax."
stated on August 20, 2019 in a Tweet
After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, "the typical American worker’s pay growing at more than 3 percent a year, record low unemployment."
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans
stated on August 27, 2019 in a tweet
Say Gov. Tony Evers ‘canceled’ the sales tax holiday this year