Trump Touts GOP Tax Reform As ‘Middle Class Miracle’

Daily News Article - September 28, 2017

Questions

1. What is the main feature of Republicans’ newly-released tax reform framework presented as “the American model” by President Trump in a speech on Wednesday?

2. By how much does President Trump propose reducing the corporate tax rate?

3. How will a large corporate tax rate reduction benefit everyday Americans, according to President Trump?

4. The second feature of the tax reform plan is a simplification of the tax code. How/why will this be done?

5. What is the purpose of eliminating tax breaks and loopholes in the current tax system?

6. Ask a parent to check out the main points of the tax reform framework and to answer the questions:
a) Do you think this is good for America? Please explain your answer.
b) President Trump said in his speech: “This is the right tax cut and this is the right time. Democrats and Republicans in Congress should come together finally to deliver this giant win for the American people and begin a middle class miracle.” Do you agree that Democrats and Republicans should come together to pass tax reform? Please explain your answer.