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March 8, 2018

Reverse tax cuts to raise $1T for infrastructure?

By LISA MASCARO
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — For Senate Democrats, voting against the Republican tax cuts that President Donald Trump signed into law wasn't opposition enough. Now they have a plan to reverse some of the tax breaks for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and put the money instead toward a $1 trillion infrastructure package.

The proposal, unveiled Wednesday, is more campaign theme than actual legislative agenda, since Republicans hold the majority in Congress. But it stands as an alternative to Trump's approach to both taxes and spending as his infrastructure blueprint has stalled on Capitol Hill.


 
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