A ‘Main Street’ Tax Speech Becomes a Trump Riff on the Rich

In a rambling speech in Missouri on Tuesday, President Trump criticized the rich and said the tax bill in Washington would not help people like him.

Senate Plan Would Raise Taxes on the Poor, a Report Says

The nonpartisan congressional Joint Committee on Taxation said an amended Senate tax bill would effectively raise taxes on low-income Americans by 2021.

Senate Tax Bill Rewards the Rich More Than the Middle Class

The legislation is slightly more favorable than the House version to those with moderate incomes, but much depends on variables like household size.

Fact Check: Take Claims About State and Local Tax Deductions With a Grain of Salt

Republicans claim that conservative-leaning states “subsidize” liberal-leaning states through deduction, while Democrats say repealing it will hurt middle-class families.