Analysis | Senate Democrats Falsely Claim GOP Tax Plan Will Raise Taxes For Most Working-class Families


Analysis | Senate Democrats falsely claim GOP tax plan will raise taxes for most working-class families

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).  (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)“On average, middle class families earning less than $86,000 would see a tax increase under the Republican ‘tax reform’ plan.”— Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), in a tweet, Oct. 27
“The average tax increase on families nationwide earning up to $86,100 would be $794.00”— Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), in a tweet, Oct. 24
“Under GOP plan, U.S. families making ~$86k see avg tax increase of $794.”— Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), in a tweet, Oct. 24
A reader asked whether Harris’s tweet was accurate. But when we looked into it, it turns out that many Democrats …

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