click to enlarge In a recent interview with The Economist, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said that "there's no evidence whatsoever" that the corporate tax cut he and fellow Republicans passed last year is benefiting workers. "There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it in American workers,” said Rubio in the interview. "In fact they bought back shares, a few gave out bonuses; there’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into the American worker." Before he voted for it, Rubio did initially oppose the GOP tax law, which cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. But the Junior Senator eventually caved after negotiating a slight increase in the child tax credit. It's also worth noting that this sort of back tracking from Rubio is all part of his basic playbook. While Rubio constantly loves to verbally break with … [Read more...] about Here’s Marco Rubio admitting that the tax plan he voted for is trash
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Marco Rubio: GOP's heretic on tax reform: Editorial Marco Rubio seems to be one of the only Republicans in Washington who believes tax cuts for corporations are a good idea. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Asbury Park Press Published 11:34 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 CLOSE It’s tax day! ...And according President Trump, paychecks are climbing, tax rates are going down and Americans are winning. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story. Buzz60 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The signature … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio: GOP’s heretic on tax reform: Editorial
By Leonard Pitts Jr - Miami Herald | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: May 1, 2018 at 7:33 am | UPDATED: May 1, 2018 at 7:37 am Dear Sen. Marco Rubio: So I see where you came after me on Twitter. I’m flattered. Never knew you cared. “This well known national writer,” you tweeted about my last column, “states very clearly that the 63 million Americans who voted for Trump are haters who should not be heard from or engaged in dialogue. It’s a view widely held by many elites on left, but very few of them so openly admit to it.” It fascinates me how you Republicans have repurposed “elites,” which means well above average, into an all-purpose pejorative. I mean, sure, call me an elite, if you insist. But I’d point out that as a U.S. senator, hobnobbing with presidents and potentates while pulling down $174,000 per annum, you are hardly Joe Lunchbucket yourself. As to your claim that I said Trump voters “should not be heard … [Read more...] about Pitts: What exactly do you stand for, Marco Rubio? It’s hard to tell
"There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it in American workers,” he told the Economist yesterday. “In fact, they bought back shares, a few gave out bonuses; there’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into the American worker.”This isn't a brave moment of truth-telling by a Republican senator, despite what numerous blabbering political pundits may claim. Rubio is just trying to save his own ass. He makes statements like this all the time. He continually backtracks and moans about his own party to hoodwink the public into thinking he's something other than a gigantic tick sucking blood from America's poor so he can waddle his engorged belly to the country's rich and bless them with feasts of warm human plasma. Numerous articles published in the past few months — from this piece in the … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio Just Admitted the GOP Tax Cut He Voted for Is Total BS
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Amber Phillips by Amber Phillips Email the author May 1 at 7:00 AM Email the author Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) “There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it in American workers. In fact they bought back shares, a few gave out bonuses; there’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into … [Read more...] about What is Marco Rubio thinking when he criticizes the GOP tax bill?