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Rep. Gabbard Calls on Congress to Serve Families, Not Reward Corporate America

December 5, 2017, 9:15 AM HST
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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawai‘i-02) released the following statement after the House recently voted to move to a conference committee to resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions of the Republicans’ tax reform legislation.

Congresswoman Gabbard said:

“Millions of hardworking American families are struggling just to get by, stretching every dollar to put food on the table and keep the lights on. Both the House and Senate versions of the Republican tax legislation include massive tax breaks to corporations and the top 1% of America, increasing the national deficit by $1.4 trillion, while providing marginal, temporary tax relief to only some low-income and middle class families, who will ultimately see their tax rates rise in just a few years. The people of this country deserve to be heard and deserve a real tax reform bill that does right by the American people whom we serve, rather than bowing to the pressures of wealthy donors and corporate lobbyists.”

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