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New Campaign, Same Broken Promises To Working Families

Trump promised to save manufacturing jobs and raise workers’ paychecks, but he didn’t. Trump said he’d make America great, but he’s only made it great for big corporations and the ultra-wealthy. While Trump will spend the next year lying about the promises he’s kept, the question voters need to ask is: What’s he done for me? When it comes to working families, the answer is nothing. He’s only made it worse.

Trump promised to make America great – but he’s only made it great for the ultra-wealthy and big corporations.

  • By 2027, most Americans will pay more in taxes, while 83 percent of the benefits from Trump’s tax law would go to the top 1 percent.

  • Under Trump’s tax law, average taxes would rise for everyone earning under $75,000 by 2027.

  • Big corporations paid $91 billion less in taxes last year than they did in 2017, because of Trump’s tax law.

  • Trump would save millions from his own tax law.

Trump promised to save manufacturing jobs and plants – he didn’t.

  • Trump’s tax law created an incentive for corporations to move overseas.

  • General Motors plans to slash 14,000 jobs and close up to 5 plants.

Trump promised to boost workers’ paychecks – he didn’t.

  • Real wages fell in 2017, and barely grew at all in 2018.

  • Inflation-adjusted wages have been stagnant for the last 9 months.

  • The most recent jobs report showed that nominal wage growth is also slowing.

  • Trump sold his tax law as a way to create jobs and boost wages. Instead, corporations used their massive tax breaks to benefit their wealthy shareholders with a record $1 trillion of stock buybacks last year.

Trump promised to fight for the forgotten men and women – instead he gave huge tax cuts to the rich and big corporations at the expense of working families.

  • Trump promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid. Instead, his tax law would add $1.9 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, which Republicans say would be paid for by cuts to these vital programs.

  • Trump’s budget would cut $1.5 trillion from Medicaid, $25 billion from Social Security, and $845 billion from Medicare.

Trump has threatened working families’ economic security and rolled back safety protections and programs that support workers.

  • The Trump administration rolled back worker safety protections affecting underground mine safety inspections, offshore oil rigs, and line speeds in meat processing plants.

  • Trump’s proposed completely eliminating the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, cutting funding for workforce training, and gutting other programs that provide lifelines for small manufacturers.

  • Trump’s CFPB has reduced enforcement actions against and rolled back regulations on payday lenders.

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