Portman’s Call for Tax Cuts Ignores Simple Arithmetic

Publication: Dayton Daily News

Author: Jack Torry


06/13/2010 - It didn’t take long for Ohio Republicans to roll out one of their favorite hits — cutting taxes.

In his first major TV commercial, Senate Republican candidate Rob Portman talks about suspending the payroll tax.

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Both approaches would take a nightmarish debt problem and make it far worse. The Pew Charitable Trust last month concluded that it would cost the government $2.28 trillion over the next decade if Congress approved Obama’s plan, while the GOP plan would add $3.14 trillion to the national debt during the same span.

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