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56 Organizations Demand Democratic Congress Obtain and Release Trump’s Tax Returns

READ FULL LETTER HERE: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, 56 organizations led by Tax March, Indivisible, and Americans for Tax Fairness have co-signed a letter demanding that a Democratic Congress obtain and publicly release President Donald Trump’s tax returns following the bombshell report from The New York Times into Trump’s dubious tax schemes. The letter urges […]

INCUMBENTS’ VOTES FOR TRUMP-GOP TAX CUT LAW CITED AS KEY ISSUE IN NEWSPAPER ENDORSEMENTS OF CHALLENGERS

Trump-GOP Tax Cut Law Backfiring in GOP Reelection Bids WASHINGTON – Democratic challengers are winning newspaper endorsements around the country due in part to their opponents’ support of the Trump-GOP tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthy and big corporations. Chicago Sun Times: “We have endorsed (Rep. Randy) Hultgren (R-IL) in the past, but we […]

STATEMENT: McCONNELL COMES CLEAN, ADMITS GOP STRATEGY TO CUT MEDICARE, MEDICAID TO PAY FOR TAX CUTS FOR WEALTHY

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today concerning Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s statement blaming the expanding federal deficit on critical services such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security: “Mitch McConnell finally pulled back the curtain and admitted the truth about the Trump-GOP tax cuts that we’ve been […]

$750 BILLION: TOTAL STOCK BUYBACKS AUTHORIZED BY U.S. CORPORATIONS SINCE TAX LAW PASSED

Oracle’s second $12 billion stock repurchase in 7 months hits the new level; stock buybacks are flourishing while wages are flat since Trump-GOP tax cuts WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Oracle’s September announcement that it plans another $12 billion stock repurchase, the total amount of stock buybacks authorized by corporations since passage of the Trump-GOP tax cuts […]

HOW DO ‘DEFICIT HAWKS’ EXPLAIN THEIR VOTES FOR TAX CUTS ADDING $5 TRILLION TO THE NATIONAL DEBT?

ATF Releases Media Briefing Book & Questions for Candidates in 2018 Campaign WASHINGTON, D.C. – In Congress, Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA) is an original cosponsor of a resolution declaring the national debt “a threat to national security.”  On her website, Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) says, “Our national debt is not only a threat to our financial security it is […]

The 2018 Tax Debate Media Briefing Book

READ FULL REPORT HERE In Congress, Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA) is an original cosponsor of a resolution declaring the national debt “a threat to national security.”  On her website, Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) says, “Our national debt is not only a threat to our financial security it is also a threat to our national security.” On his website, Rep. Erik […]

AFTER $30 BILLION IN PROFITS AND A $4 BILLION TAX CUT, VERIZON SEEKS TO CUT 44,000 U.S. WORKERS, OUTSOURCE UP TO 5,000 JOBS

Actions Show Trump-GOP Tax Cuts No Help for Average Working Families WASHINGTON, D.C. – Verizon, which had profits last year of $30 billion and will receive an estimated $4 billion tax cut in 2018 as a result of the Trump-GOP tax law, announced this week that it could cut its workforce by nearly one-quarter and […]

Video: #TaxScam2 Comes with a Bigger Price Tag

Nine months after handing the wealthy and big corporations a massive tax giveaway, ATF Executive Director Frank Clemente explains how the GOP wants to give the wealthy even MORE tax cuts with #TaxScam2. This new round of tax cuts will come at a heavier price — deep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicare & other […]

STATEMENT: NEW YORK TIMES STORY EXPOSES BROKEN TAX SYSTEM, HOW TRUMP FAMILY AVOIDED TAXES

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today concerning The New York Times investigation into President Trump’s finances: “Today’s story in the New York Times shows why we need to fix our rigged tax system and why we need to know even more about Trump’s personal wealth, including his […]

Statement of Americans for Tax Fairness Upon Passage of Second Round of Trump-GOP Tax Cuts

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today ahead of the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives for a second round of Trump-GOP tax cuts. “Today, the House of Representatives on a largely party-line vote approved a massive $3 trillion tax cut that mostly benefits the wealthy, on […]