Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) lied on Sunday, claiming that the Democrats are raising taxes on the middle class to pay for infrastructure.
Rick Scott is lying flat out claiming the Democrats levy taxes on the middle class to pay for infrastructure. “They’re raising taxes on Americans, the middle class will pay for it.” Senator Scott lied. Taxes are levied on the wealthy and companies. https://t.co/HbYAjCbhJI
Scott couldn’t truthfully describe why he opposed the infrastructure bill on Fox News Sunday:
That’s what’s going on and over By the way, everyone wants to talk about how they want to spend Money. Nobody wants to be honest with the American public, they are Increase your taxes. They raise taxes on Americans, the middle class will pay for it, so they will want to talk about “Oh, yes, we” I wanna spend all the money Here’s the candy over here ”now that you have to pay for everything we don’t want to talk about that about the.
So we were promised that it would be get paid so the two of us do it Things. Let’s have real infrastructure let us live within our means, stop piling up the debt. We have nearly $ 30 trillion Worth debt and by the way, we exceeded a debt ceiling where we must have a voice to raise that Debt limit. You can’t spend that money because they will borrow more money. Let’s be honest with them American public, spending money on Roads, bridges, airports and Seaports, do it responsibly like I did it when I was governor.
The Infrastructure Act lowers taxes for the poor and middle class and increases taxes to 1%.
None of the infrastructure laws that go through the Senate raise taxes for the middle class.
The Tax Policy Center found that taxes for the poor and middle class will be reduced under the Biden Plan and expenses will be paid through tax increases for the top 1% of earners.
When Governor Rick Scott redirected a Trump tax cut for the poor to billionaires.
All you need to know about Senator Fiscal Responsibility is that during his tenure as governor, Rick Scott took a Trump tax break that was supposed to go to poor people and passed it on to Florida’s billionaires.
Rick Scott can’t justify voting against the Infrastructure Act based on the facts, so he made up a lie.
In addition to passing the bill, Democrats must prepare for the inevitable onslaught of Republican lies.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also the White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public policy with a specialization in social reform movements.
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