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Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans -- one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse -- raising more questions about what policies the GOP presidential nominee supports.
Trump's new ad seems generic enough for a Republican politician. In it, he promises lower taxes, more jobs, and growth for small businesses.
But that's where things get weird. The ad's next two claims that Trump would make "wages go up" and "small businesses thrive" refer to his old tax plan from last year, which had drastically different rates, including a 0% bracket at the bottom and a top rate of 25%. The on-screen citation directs viewers to a Tax Foundation analysis of that now-defunct proposal from September 2015.
Trump erased his old plan from his website shortly before he announced his new one in a speech to the Detroit Economic Club earlier this month.
Who's in control of those ads?
Jason Miller, who was the senior communications adviser for Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign, will take the lead role over the Trump campaign’s message and interactions with the news media.
More hires are expected to be announced soon, including state directors, campaign aides told Bloomberg Politics. The news comes a week after Trump fired his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, creating a wave of upheaval at Trump headquarters.
originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
originally posted by: Benevolent Heretic
a reply to: Byrd
I honestly think he's counting on a lot of low-information, emotional voters and hoping his audience just hears what they want to hear and will ignore the rest as propaganda and a "rigged" system. I seriously doubt even HE understands his mixed up "policies".
Gotta love all the veiled insults by leftists / Hillarites at their opposition. Nice Intelligence Shaming & Rationale Shaming. Very adult like. Not hypocritical at all.
I honestly think he's counting on a lot of low-information, emotional voters and hoping his audience just hears what they want to hear and will ignore the rest as propaganda and a "rigged" system.