• August 5, 2021
 Video+Story – Cornyn: Tax Bill Written with Middle Class Families in Mind

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Video+Story – Cornyn: Tax Bill Written with Middle Class Families in Mind

WASHINGTON –On the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the importance of tax reform to helping middle class families keep more of their hard earned money.

Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video of his remarks can be found above.

“We set about reforming our tax code with three goals in mind… How do we simplify the code? How do we let people keep more of what they earn, more take-home pay, a better standard of living, and how do we make America’s economy more competitive?”

“You would think those would be the sorts of things that our friends across the aisle would want to work with us on, but apparently not. Instead, what we get is these sort of reckless and really buffoonish sort of allegations.”

“The simple truth is that the Senate bill will lower tax bills on millions of working-class Americans. It will lower taxes, not raise them, on the working class. Again, by nearly doubling the standard deduction and lowering rates across the board and doubling the child tax credit, the Senate tax reform plan will lower taxes for every income group. The Senate tax plan was written with working families in mind.”

“A family of four earning a median income of about $70,000 will see a $2,200 savings in their tax bill each year. It may be easy for folks living in the rarefied air in Washington, D.C. to shrug that off and say, ‘$2,200 is no big deal to me.’ But to the people I represent, $2,200 tax savings a year is a big deal.”

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  • You know that you are lying John Cornyn, and just remember what happened to Judge Roy”THE MOLESTER”Moore in Alabama can also happen to you here in Texas when it’s time to VOTE YOU OUT OF OFFICE.
    And Speaking of judge Roy”THE MOLESTER”Moore, Ted Cruz is NEXT! to go….
    We had enough of you republicans giving money and tax breaks to your wealthy rich buddies.
    IMPEACH Donald Trump NOW!

    • Do the moderators know just how stoned you are?

      • Does El Paso know just how NEO NAZI White Nationalist Racist you are, Mad Mike the Aryan Supremacist! go back to Kansas you DOTARD MORON.

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