Nonpartisan Economic Analysis: “Costs Outweigh Benefits”
New York Times Reports Final Bill Will Increase Health Care Costs
As Senate and House Republicans negotiate the details of their tax scam, the New York Times reports that they will “likely undo [the] health insurance mandate,” a move that would further sabotage the market and increase health care premiums for Americans across the country. The report comes as the nonpartisan economic analysis from Moody’s calls the GOP tax efforts “a fiscal policy mistake.” More:
That’s not all: the Joint Committee on Taxation found that it would cut taxes of the wealthy and increase taxes on families earning less than $75,000, while providing giveaways to the wealthy and large corporations, an analysis that Republicans apparently found so threatening they openly attacked a scorekeeper they voted to empower just two years ago.
Earlier this week, the DSCC announced that it was expanding its buy for “Mailbox,” an ad that features individuals learning how the Republican proposal will increase their taxes in order to benefit the wealthy and well-connected. The ad will run in Arizona, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin as part of an ongoing six-figure digital buy.