Listen to Heller Dodge a Concerned Constituent’s
Questions About Heller’s Tax Cuts for the 1%
In a tele-town hall Tuesday evening, Dean Heller was confronted by a constituent about the tax bill he’s proudly touted, which has resulted in billions in stock buybacks for corporations’ wealthy shareholders and projected trillions added to the national deficit — all while wages remain stagnant for the majority of Americans.
But confronted with the tax bill’s unequal impacts, Heller didn’t explain himself. He didn’t own up to crafting a bill whose primary motivation was to further enrich the wealthy. A former “deficit hawk,” he didn’t even express proportionate concern about the ballooning national debt. Instead, he gave a condescending lecture to a constituent deeply worried about his economic future.
The constituent, Stan, said to Heller: “The tax bill, the way I see it, I’m just […]Read more after the jump.