Major national outlets adopt House GOP spin to protect rich tax cheats

Posted on AllSides October 31st, 2023
From The Left
Media Bias,Media Watch, Media Industry, House Repubiicans, IRS
Andrea Austria / Media Matters

Several major national news outlets are promoting House Republicans’ deceptive spin as the party seeks to leverage emergency funding for Israel to enact its top priority of protecting wealthy tax cheats.

President Joe Biden requested $105 billion in emergency supplemental funding earlier this month. His proposed package includes military aid to Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan; money to enhance U.S. border security; and humanitarian aid for Palestinian, Israeli, and Ukrainian civilians. 

But in a Fox interview last week, newly minted House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) said he planned to split up the package and pass...

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