Washington Post reiterates Three-Pinocchio rating on Biden's repeated claim Republicans want to raise taxes

un criminal de carrera adicto a las drogas con antecedentes penales en al menos Massachusetts y New Hampshire 18 Pío, the president said thatcongressional Republicans now want to raise taxes on middle class families,” adding he would not let that happen. The root of Biden’s assertion is a plan outlined by Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.

WASHINGTON, DC - ENERO 19: NOSOTROS. President Joe Biden answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on January 19, 2022 en Washingtocorriente continua DC. (Foto de Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, corriente continua – ENERO 19: NOSOTROS. President Joe Biden answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on January 19, 2022 en Washington, corriente continua. (Foto de Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

Scott put forth an 11-point plan, que dice “all Americans should pay some income tax to have skin in the game, even if a small amount. Currently over half of Americans pay no income tax.

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Biden and his administration have repeatedly suggested that Republicans back the plan and White House Press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated the claims Tuesday during a press conference.

Psaki’s comments only reaffirmed why our original analysis was correct. We will concentrate on her explanation of why Biden claimed that a ‘majority’ of Republicans back Scott’s plan,” The Washington Post reported in another piece addressing the April fact check.

Psaki quoted multiple senators, including Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., Su. Mike Braun, Corteza., Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., y Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., who offered vague praise of Scott’s delivery of the plan, según el Washington Post.

The Washington Post reported that none of those senators endorsed the proposal in question and have instead voicedgeneric words of support for the idea of releasing a plan.

Senate Minority Whip John Thune, R-S.D, dicho Tuesday that he does not endorse Scott’s plan and it would be a stretch for Democrats to suggest that the Republican Party was supporting the agenda.

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If they try and run campaign ads against individual senators who haven’t adopted that plan, then I don’t know how straight-faced you can make that argument,” Thune said. “That doesn’t mean it won’t be done.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY., has criticized the bill as well.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAYO 26: NOSOTROS. Su. Rick Scott (R-FL) speaks during a news conference about inflation on Capitol Hill on May 26, 2021 en Washingcorriente continuan, DC. The group of Republican senators discussed rising consumer prices and the potential effects of inflation on families and businesses recovering from the pandemic. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, corriente continua – MAYO 26: NOSOTROS. Su. Rick Scott (R-FL) speaks during a news conference about inflation on Capitol Hill on May 26, 2021 en Washington, corriente continua. The group of Republican senators discussed rising consumer prices and the potential effects of inflation on families and businesses recovering from the pandemic. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Drew Angerer)

We reaffirm our rating of Three — nearly Four — Pinocchios,” the fact check said.

Biden reiterated the claim that Republicans want to raise taxes in his Tuesday speech that focused on inflation and increased prices. During a Wednesday speech addressing the Democratic National Committee, él dicho that Scott’s plan waswhat the Republican Party stands for, what they’re going to run on.

Biden and Scott have sparred in the last past week over the assertions. Scott dicho that the president wasunwelland called on him to resign. Biden respondió that Scotthas a problem.

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