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....an infrastructure proposal that will create millions of jobs...In essence, they are eager to kill an infrastructure proposal that will create millions of jobs, in order to preserve the skimpy corporate tax rate they set in a 2017 law that absolutely bombed with the American public.
It's a loser any way you slice it, starting with the proposition that Americans never liked the GOP's tax giveaway to the wealthy to begin with, and still don't. A series of polls taken around tax time in 2019 found the GOP tax law was consistently underwater and peaked at 40% approval.
Yet this unfortunate piece of Trump-era legislation is indeed where Republicans have planted their flag, in service of maintaining an obscenely low corporate tax rate of 21% when most Americans already believe corporations aren't paying their fair share. In fact, multiple polls have now shown that increasing corporate taxes to help fund Biden's infrastructure package actually makes the plan more popular.
- Gallup: 40% approve, 49% disapprove
- Pew Research Center: 36% approve, 49% disapprove
- Monmouth University: 34% approve, 43% disapprove
- Economist/YouGov: 34% support, 40% oppose
The more one thinks about the position Republican lawmakers are taking on President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan, the more preposterous it seems. In essence, they are eager to kill an infrastructure proposal that will create millions of jobs, in...www.dailykos.com
And it worked so well for them on the stimulus bill.
Only a complete economic illiterate could believe that.
Oh yeah...You and your corporate paymasters at Daily Kooks are complete economic illiterates.