Podcast

The Greatest Tax Scam

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Helaine Olen, author and contributor to the Washington Post's Plumline blog, to discuss the congressional GOP tax bill.

Congress continues to work at passing a tax bill that will massively cut taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals and will strip many provisions that help middle-class Americans. Michele and Igor discuss with Helaine Olen, contributor to the Washington Post’s Plumline blog and author of “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry,” about what’s up for debate in conference this week, who this bill is for (hint: donors), and who it hurts the most (hint: folks who voted for Trump).

Learn more about the podcast here.

Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Igor Volsky

Vice President

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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