Trump confirms he’s considering a payroll tax cut amid mounting economic concerns

President Trump on Tuesday confirmed that he is considering whether to
push for a temporary payroll tax cut amid mounting concerns about an
economic slowdown. Trump’s comments pulled back the curtain on a freewheeling policy
process within the White House. Senior administration officials are both
trying to assess the real weaknesses in the economy while also
determining whether they should take any steps to intervene before the
2020 elections.

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Damian Paletta

TAGS
campaign promises, economy, governance, recession, and tax policy
DATE PUBLISHED
2019-08-21 (Modified: 2019-08-21)

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