The GOP Tax Scam Two-Step: Explode the Deficit With Cuts for Rich, Then Screw the Poor

Jake Johnson, staff writer

As Senate Republicans proclaimed on Friday that they are on their way to passing a $1.5 trillion tax bill whose contents have been kept secret from everyone except corporate lobbyists, progressive lawmakers and activists are once more warning that the GOP is planning to use the massive deficit hole created by their plan to take a sledgehammer to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security—a ploy one group has termed the "tax two-step."

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