Jeb Bush got caught for saying what many of his fellow Republicans like Marco Rubio inaccurately tout about their tax plans: Working and middle class families gain the most.
In reality, the GOP field’s tax proposals still disproportionately boost the top 1% of income-earners.
Despite Marco Rubio’s claims to the contrary, under his tax plan, “the top 1 percent would, on average, get tax cuts more than 103 times larger than the poorest 20 percent would get,” according to Vox.
Rubio’s tax cuts give a substantially bigger handout to the wealthy, but Jeb’s proposal gives top income-earners a disproportionate boost, too: “[T]he wealthiest Americans stand to benefit more than the middle class, thanks to Bush’s proposed changes in corporate, estate and other taxes,” according to a new PolitiFact report.
Rubio, Bush, and the rest of the field’s primary objective is to pad the pockets of their billionaire Wall Street donors — they’re making that very […]Read more after the jump.