Florida Democratic Party Chair Statement on Two-Year Anniversary of Trump's Tax Scam
As Trump returns to the Sunshine State, Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo released the following statement ahead of the Second Anniversary of Trump’s Tax Scam:
"Trump promised Floridians that he would lower taxes for ‘everybody.’ But once again, Trump broke his promise to voters in the Sunshine State," said Chair Terrie Rizzo, "In reality, Trump’s tax scam showered the richest corporations with billions in tax cuts, while working families have seen no benefits. If Trump thinks he can pass off his Tax Scam as a win for Florida, he is sorely mistaken -- and will find that out come Election Day 2020."
Trump’s Broken Promises on Taxes
Promise: "I’m Going To Massively Lower Your Taxes. That’s Businesses and That’s Middle Income. That’s Everybody." [Trump Campaign Rally, Fort Meyers, FL, 9/19/16]
Reality: The GOP-Trump Tax Bill Would Raise Taxes On 3.6 Million Florida Residents by 2027, Most Of Whom Will Have Incomes Less Than $78,500. [Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, 12/16/17]
Promise: Trump: "I’ll Push To Expand Freedom For All Of Our Citizens. I’m Going To Lower Your Taxes So Substantially." [Trump Campaign Rally, Miami, FL, 9/16/16]
Reality: In 2019, The Richest 1% Of Florida Taxpayers Will Receive 40% Of The State’s Share Of The Tax Cuts Under The Republican Tax Bill. [Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, 12/16/17]