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Trump’s tax cut was a well-timed giveaway for the midterms

Yueh, Linda Y. (2018) Trump’s tax cut was a well-timed giveaway for the midterms. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (12 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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When we talk about elections, the role of the economy inevitably looms large. Less than a year ago, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut bill, which alongside increased spending, may stimulate economic growth until 2019. Linda Yueh writes that the Trump-sponsored tax cut and fiscal stimulus are likely to influence voters to a greater degree than the president’s trade war with China, especially if falling unemployment rates lead to higher wages.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2021 15:36
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:12

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