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DSCC Launches NEW Ad on Republican Tax Scheme: “Mailbox”

Spot features individual learning how the Republican proposal will increase their taxes in order to benefit the wealthy and well-connected.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee today launched a new television ad on the GOP tax scheme, “Mailbox,” highlighting how the Republican plan “would cut taxes of [the] wealthy and increase taxes on families earning less than $75,000.”

The spot features individuals learning how the Republican’s agenda will increase their taxes and make the middle class pay more in order to benefit the wealthy and well-connected – highlighting specific and popular tax deductions like state and local taxes, student loan interest, and medical expenses that will be eliminated. The ad will initially run online as a part of an ongoing six-figure digital buy.

“Washington Republicans are so determined to put more money in the pockets of the wealthy and the well-connected that they’re willing to raise taxes on hard working Americans on everything from medical expenses to student loans,” said DSCC Chairman Senator Chris Van Hollen. “These wrong and self-serving priorities are guaranteed to turn off voters of every political persuasion, and every GOP Senate candidate will be held accountable for their toxic and unpopular tax scam.”

Watch MAILBOX:

TRANSCRIPT

Individual #1 reading letter: Dear Ms. Young, we regret to inform you that your tax bill is going up.

Individual #2, reading letter: Dear Mr. Roth, you can no longer deduct your state and local taxes.

Announcer: The Republican tax scheme gives huge breaks to corporations, but raises taxes on middle class families.

Individual #3, reading email: You can no longer deduct the interests on student loans.

Individual #4, reading letter: Your deduction for medical expenses has been eliminated.

Announcer: How much will the Republican tax scam cost you?

Previously, the DSCC released a health care specific spot, “The Price,” highlighting how the GOP’s agenda will increase health care costs and slash coverage for hardworking families.

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