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Trump says wealthy might have to accept higher taxes under his tax plan

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 01:14

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that under his tax reform plan, wealthy Americans would not gain and might have to pay higher taxes. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that under his tax reform plan, wealthy Americans would not gain and might have to pay higher taxes. While meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House, Trump said his main goal is to cut taxes for the middle class and cut corporate taxes to enhance job growth. "The rich will not be gaining at all with this plan. We are looking for the middle class and we are looking for jobs - jobs being the economy. So we're looking at middle class and we're looking at jobs," he said. "I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are, pretty much where they are... If they have to go higher, they'll go higher," he said.

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Trump says wealthy might have to accept higher taxes under his tax plan

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 01:14