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Donald Trump has issued a new statement going off on Joe Biden’s $2 trillion spending plan.
Trump slammed Biden for “globalist betrayal,” and said his plan will be a total disaster for the American people.
“Joe Biden’s radical plan to implement the largest tax hike in American history is a massive giveaway to China, and many other countries, that will send thousands of factories, millions of jobs, and trillions of dollars to these competitive Nations,” Trump wrote in a new emailed statement. “The Biden plan will crush American workers and decimate U.S. manufacturing, while giving special tax privileges to outsourcers, foreign and giant multinational companies.”
“Biden promised to ‘build back better’ — but the country he is building up, in particular, is China and other large segments of the world,” Trump continued. “Under the Biden Administration, America is once again losing the economic war with China — and Biden’s ludicrous multi-trillion dollar tax hikes is a strategy for total economic surrender. Sacrificing good paying American jobs is the last thing our citizens need as our country recovers from the effects of the Global Pandemic.”
“Biden’s policy would break the back of the American Worker with among the highest business tax rates in the developed world,” the statement continued. “Under Biden’s plan, if you create jobs in America, and hire American workers, you will pay MORE in taxes — but if you close down your factories in Ohio and Michigan, fire U.S. workers, and move all your production to Beijing and Shanghai, you will pay LESS. It is the exact opposite of putting America First — it is putting America LAST!”
“Companies that send American jobs to China should not be rewarded by Joe Biden’s Tax Bill, they should be punished so that they keep those jobs right here in America, where they belong,” he went on.
“The legislation would be among the largest self-inflicted economic wounds in history,” Trump added. “If this monstrosity is allowed to pass, the result will be more Americans out of work, more families shattered, more factories abandoned, more industries wrecked, and more Main Streets boarded up and closed down — just like it was before I took over the presidency 4 years ago. I then set record low unemployment, with 160 million people working.”
“This tax hike is a classic globalist betrayal by Joe Biden and his friends: the lobbyists will win, the special interests will win, China will win, the Washington politicians and government bureaucrats will win — but hardworking American families will lose.”
“Joe Biden’s cruel and heartless attack on the American Dream must never be allowed to become Federal Law,” Trump concluded. “Just like our southern border went from best to worst, and is now in shambles, our economy will be destroyed!”
NEW Trump statement slamming Biden's infrastructure plan and more: pic.twitter.com/aivBm7ieuy
— Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) March 31, 2021