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Tax Cuts and the Economy

When Republicans handed out large tax cuts to corporations, most economists rejected lawmakers’ claims that the benefits would trickle down to working Americans. So why do many companies seem to be giving their employees more money? Guests: Jim Tankersley, who covers taxes and the economy for The New York Times; Wes Carter, the president of… Read More The post Tax Cuts and the Economy appeared first on The Big Picture.
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