Today, the White House is taking aim at a tax plan unveiled by Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) that would result in an increase in federal income taxes for roughly half of Americans. In a “fact sheet” released early Monday morning to coincide with Tax Day, the White House sought to use Scott’s proposal — which his GOP colleagues have hardly embraced — as a contrast with President Biden’s plans for the middle class.
Biden, meanwhile, presided Monday over the return of the White House Easter Egg Roll after a two-year hiatus due to the covid pandemic. He’s scheduled to hit the road again later this week to try to make the case that he and fellow Democrats are getting things done in Washington. Congress remains in recess this week.
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