'They're blatant lies': White House bristles at IRS funding and tax criticism
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre snapped at Republican criticism that Democrats are tinkering with the tax code as part of the Senate-passed climate and healthcare spending bill.
"This is just the latest example, again, of those who do nothing to protect tax welfare for the rich at the expense of everything else," Jean-Pierre told reporters Monday aboard Air Force One en route to Kentucky. "They're blatant lies."
Jean-Pierre was adamant that the legislation, branded as the Inflation Reduction Act, would not raise taxes on people making under $400,000 a year, a promise President Joe Biden made...