Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has reverted to a debunked claim he used in his 2013 gubernatorial campaign to attack his current opponent, Glenn Youngkin, over Youngkin’s tax plan.
McAuliffe asserted in the most recent Virginia gubernatorial debate, as well as in a campaign ad he released on Friday, that Youngkin’s tax plan would reduce funding for education.
The Virginia Democrat first charged in the gubernatorial debate that Youngkin’s tax plan would specifically cut 43,000 teachers’ jobs, and then on Friday, McAuliffe released an ad claiming Youngkin’s plan would bring “massive cuts to education, starving schools.”
McAuliffe used this same line of attack