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Trump is inadvertently helping Democrats call for tax increases

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President Donald Trump is inadvertently helping Democrats push for higher taxes on the rich according to report fro Helaine Olen, opinion writer for The Washington Post.

“Polls show that millions of Americans support hitting the wealthy in the wallet,” she wrote.

As part of the “Green New Deal,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has floated the idea of a 70 percent tax hike on the rich. In addition, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has said she wanted to roll back the GOP tax cut.

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Olen explains that Trump’s “greed” has shown Americans that a tax increase on the riches could help Americans. In the days where some Americans are most vulnerable, Trump has shown little empathy to help or improve the lives of all Americans.

This was seen first hand during the longest government shutdown in history. Trump said people living paycheck to paycheck would just figure it out and said that grocery stores would help them with their needs, even if they couldn’t pay the bill.

Olen said, “How could this have happened? Here’s a thought: Blame Donald Trump. Like no one else, Trump proves that the United States’ 40-year infatuation with tax cuts and trickle-down economics was a sham.”

“Trump’s greed would stink in the best of times,” she wrote. “We do not live in that kind of period. Income and wealth inequality are at levels not seen since the last gilded age. Increasing numbers of college graduates are burdened with college debt. Life expectancy is falling.”

She added, “It’s not a surprise; it’s hard not to suspect future generations will look back at this period and wonder what took us so long to demand the Trumps of the world pay their fair share of the tax bill.”

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BUSTED: Cops fired for framing Stormy Daniels reportedly arrested on federal corruption charges

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On Tuesday, the Scioto Valley Guardian reported that two former Columbus police officers for the vice unit have been arrested on a number of federal charges.

Ex-Officers Steven Rosser and Whitney Lancaster are the same officers who allegedly conspired to frame porn star Stormy Daniels, who became a national name after suing to get out of a nondisclosure agreement negotiated by President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen to bury the story of Trump's sexual affair with her.

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Authorities searching for spring breakers who flew from Cabo on private plane with 28 COVID-19 victims

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Texas authorities are on the lookout for a group of spring breakers who returned from Cabo San Lucas testing positive for the coronavirus.

According to Alyssa Goard at KXAN News, public health officials announced Tuesday that about a week and a half ago, about 70 students in their 20's flew back to the United States on a chartered plane while others used commercial flights. There are 28 youth from the trip who have tested positive for COVID-19.

"Austin Public Health and UT Health Austin and University Health Services have made contact with every spring breaker onboard the plane using flight manifest from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The 28 confirmed cases are self-isolating at this time. Others are under quarantine while being monitored and tested. The Department of State Health Services has been notified.

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Never Trump conservative strategist punches back at Laura Ingraham for saying he’s ‘hoping for calamity’

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On Tuesday, Fox News host Laura Ingraham lashed out at former GOP strategist and Never Trump conservative Steve Schmidt for criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, accusing him of "hoping for calamity."

Another irrelevant NeverTrump former Republican “strategist” who sounds like he’s hoping for calamity. https://t.co/JrII3n4EkH

— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) March 31, 2020

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