Donald Trump threatens to sue the conservative Club for Growth if it doesn’t pull its TV ad claiming he “supports higher taxes.” The group says it is merely exposing Trump’s “very liberal” record. Who is right?
Jeb Bush mocked Donald Trump by saying liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren supports Trump’s “tax plan.” Warren simply praised Trump’s call to raise taxes on hedge fund managers. Bush’s own tax plan calls for that very same thing.
This week, a reader sent us a letter about the tax rates paid by hedge fund managers. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the email we receive. Readers […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders says firefighters, police officers, nurses and truck drivers all pay higher effective tax rates than hedge fund managers. That’s accurate for some in those occupations, but it’s not the case across the board.
Chris Christie repeatedly has said that U.S. corporations are taxed twice on income earned abroad, claiming in one speech that IRS officials “don’t recognize the tax that you paid to a foreign country.” That’s false.