Instead of figuring out how to raise taxes, Congressional Democrats would do better to work in a bipartisan manner to make the middle class and pro-jobs tax relief just passed into law permanent. A rising tide lifts all boats.
This interview from this morning with Governor Andrew Cuomo arguing for more redistribution instead of tax reform is quite remarkable. And pay attention to Cuomo’s argument that the blue states were not part of the negotiations. That was their choice. No Democrat, including Chuck Schumer of Cuomo’s New York, wanted to be anywhere near anything like tax reform. For being an NPR interview, there was considerable pushback from the host, and for good reason: Cuomo’s answers were beyond egregious. Here are the show notes, and you can listen here:
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