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GOP budget chair: New revenue should be on the table to reduce the deficit

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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The chair of the House Budget Committee has a message for his fellow Republicans: If they ever want to fix Washington’s finances, they’ll have to talk about raising taxes.

“It’s only fair to have both revenue and expenditures on the table,” Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas recently told Semafor as he discussed his push for a bipartisan fiscal commission to deal with the country’s red ink. “The last time there was a fix to Social Security that addressed the solvency for 75 years, it was Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill, and...

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