Psaki insists spending bill won’t cause middle-class taxes to rise

Psaki insists spending bill won’t cause middle-class taxes to rise


White House press secretary Jen Psaki doubled down Friday on President Biden’s claim that his $1.75 trillion social spending plan won’t raise taxes on the middle class – despite a new report that says it will do just that.

The non-partisan Tax Policy Center found that passage of the Build Back Better Act would cause roughly 20 to 30 percent of middle-income households to pay more in taxes in 2022. That flies in the face of Biden’s campaign promise not to raise taxes on anyone making under $400,000 per year.

But Psaki begged to differ when confronted with the analysis by Fox News correspondent Jacqui Heinrich.

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“How does the White House frame this reconciliation plan as a tax cut for the middle class paid

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