May 4, 2015 - The Republican Budget Conference Report:
more tax breaks for millionaires;
more pain for the middle class
The Republican budget conference report moves this country in exactly the wrong direction. At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, it gives huge tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires, while making devastating cuts to education, Medicare, affordable housing, prescription drug coverage, and many other vital investments for the elderly, the children, the sick, and the poor.
The Republican budget would eliminate health insurance for at least 27 million Americans by repealing the Affordable Care Act and making draconian cuts to Medicaid.
This budget is truly the Robin Hood principle in reverse: It takes from the most vulnerable and gives to the wealthiest families and largest corporations in America.&nbs...