Fact-checking Trump’s tax speech in Missouri

President Donald Trump went to Missouri to relaunch his push for a major overhaul of America’s tax code. "Our self-destructive tax code costs Americans millions and millions of jobs, trillions of dollars, and billions of hours spent on compliance and paperwork," Trump said. Trump gave many reasons to embark on the daunting task of changing a tax code littered with thousands of special benefits for thousands of business and individual interests. Here’s our review of some of his claims. See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com   Trump flips on Reagan tax cuts: "Under this pro-America system, our economy boomed. It just … >>More
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