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Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

An in-depth look at how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 avoided scrutiny and made the rich richer.

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Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 1 of 6

Published — January 15, 2019

The Trump tax law has big problems. Here’s one big reason why

The first part in our new series, “Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich get Richer,”  investigating the origin and impact of the 2017 tax law. 

Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 2 of 6

Published — February 7, 2019

Did billionaires pay off Republicans for passing the Trump tax bill?

A Center for Public Integrity analysis suggests the timing of big donations may be more than a coincidence.

Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 3 of 6

Published — February 12, 2019

Big businesses promised wage hikes from Trump’s tax cuts. What actually happened?

Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 4 of 6

Published — March 7, 2019

Trump’s tax law led to lower electricity rates. But how much have consumers really saved?

Bills have mostly dropped by just a few dollars a month — not enough to spur a promised surge in new jobs.

Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 5 of 6

Published — March 18, 2019

Trump’s tax law threatens charities. The poor will pay.

‘The tax law changes shouldn’t be on the backs of the people who are most in need. And that’s what this is affecting.’

Trump’s Tax Cuts: The Rich Get Richer

Part 6 of 6

Published — March 22, 2019 Updated — Today at 1:15 pm EST

Trump promised tax cuts would bring back jobs, but GM workers in Ohio feel betrayed.

Is it the end of the line in Lordstown? Politicians play the blame game, while employees ponder an uncertain future.

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