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Nor do his conservative heresies stop there. He’s called for immediate tax hikes on hedge-fund profits; tax hikes for the ultrawealthy like himself to pay for sweeping cuts for the middle class; vast spending increases on health care in general and for veterans and women in particular; huge capital investments in the country’s infrastructure, beginning with roads and bridges; and a wartime-era ramp-up of the Defense Department budget to “make our military so strong that nobody would mess with us.” How would he plow such mandates through a Congress that is run by the very party he’s betraying? And where does he find the money to do these things when he himself says we’re nearing the point of no return on a deficit of $19 trillion? His answer on this and all matters fiscal is the canard about capital clawbacks: “I’d renegotiate trade deals so that our country becomes rich again,” he says, “and end deals where car manufacturers … [Read more...] about Trump Seriously: On the Trail With the GOP’s Tough Guy
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