PBS NewsHour

Poverty, inequality motivate Democrats on tax policy

Clip: 02/20/2019 | 8m 17s

Numerous Democrats have already announced or hinted at their candidacy in the 2020 presidential election. For many of them, tax policy, and specifically, increasing how much the very wealthy pay, is a platform priority. Lisa Desjardins reports on their proposals and talks to the Washington Post's Philip Bump about why taxes are in the spotlight now and how American voters are likely to respond.

Aired: 02/20/19

Rating: NR

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