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针对99%美国人的阴谋

纽约—在经历了多次试图“取消并取代”2010年平价医疗法(奥巴马医保)未果后,美国总统特朗普政府现在寄希望于通过打着“税收改革”旗号的大规模税收减免实现其第一次立法胜利。在这方面,国会共和党刚刚提出了一项法案,如果实施的话,将大幅扩大赤字,在未来十年增加高达4万亿美元的公共债务。

更糟糕的是,共和党的计划将让大部分收益归属富人。公司税率将从35%下降到20%,资本利得(投资收益)税也将下调,不动产税将取消,还有其他有利于富人的变动。

和共和党的医疗提案一样,他们的税收计划对苦苦挣扎的中产和工作阶级家庭毫无助益。特朗普继续着他的富豪民粹主义治国之道——即披着民粹主义外衣的财阀治国——他向来不惮于背叛收他蛊惑投票给他的人民。

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