January 21, 2018

FOX News just gave Trump and Republicans the scolding of a lifetime for passing tax scam

FOX Business host, Trish Regan, delivered an epic tongue-lashing to Trump and his Republican Party on her show today after they passed their tax scam.

The Republican bill gives 83% of all revenue to the wealthiest 1% of the country, hurts the poor, sick, young, old, and disabled, and balloons the debt by up to $2.7 trillion.

“I’m beginning to wonder if our country is becoming ungovernable because our Founding Fathers never anticipated a swamp like the one we have today,” she said.

Contrary to the usual rubber stamp FOX gives the Trump administration, Regan denounced that fact that the bill forces a New York City police officer to pay a higher tax rate than a “billionaire private equity investor.”

She played back a November interview she did with Treasury Secretary Steven “Let Them Eat Cake” Mnuchin, who dismissed the carried interest loophole for the income of a general partner of a private investment fund as “not that much money.”

Regan fired back, “Maybe Steven Mnuchin doesn’t care about his $100 billion or his billionaire friends, but come on, you mean to tell me that special interest lobbyists are so alive and well in Washington that they convinced the entire [Republican] House and entire [Republican] Senate they they would ignore this inequity?”

Yes, Trish, that is exactly what we are saying.  In fact, lobbyists wrote the bill by hand before Democrats could even challenge it.  Then they rammed it through Congress without allowing newly-elected Alabama Senator, Democrat Doug Jones, to vote.

Worse than that, they endorsed and funded Jones’ rival, credibly accused child molester Roy Moore, just so they could have extra votes to buffer the passage of their kleptocratic bill.

If even FOX is attacking Republicans, you know the party has gone irretrievably off the rails.  Headed in to the elections of 2018 and 2020, we can never let them forget it.

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Lucia Brawley

Lucia Brawley is a Harvard- and Yale-educated writer, producer, actor, and political organizer. She runs the progressive political Facebook group Consenting to Lead. To learn more, please go to luciabrawley.com. Follow her on Twitter: @luciabrawley


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