The benefits of repealing the SALT cap would flow mostly to the wealthy. That includes House Democrats like Reps. Josh Gottheimer and Jamie Raskin, who are pushing the tax cuts and would save a bundle if they pass.
Emma Rindlisbacher is a researcher and journalist.
Blanche Lincoln, a former two-term “Blue Dog” conservative Democrat from Arkansas, is lobbying against increases in the corporate tax rate in Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. It’s all about protecting the highly profitable business interests filling her wallet.
Records show how right-wing groups have used a network of conferences to teach Republican lawmakers how to gerrymander their states and suppress voting rights. Georgia is just the beginning in the war on democracy.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results and has refused to wear a mask around other Congress members. Now, despite the CDC’s moratorium on evictions, his companies are trying to evict renters in the middle of the pandemic.
Everyone knows the desperate need to stop fossil fuel extraction immediately to avoid climate catastrophe. But that hasn’t stopped a Trump-appointed financial regulator from trying to force banks to continue financing fossil fuel projects.
There’s no excuse for Joe Biden not to eliminate student debt through executive order. With the stroke of a pen, he could relieve the crushing debt burden that millions are facing.
Texas Rep. Van Taylor has voted against aid for renters and student debtors. Yet the real estate mogul is now using his office to pressure the government into giving his commercial real estate industry a bailout.