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Trump’s Economic Blueprint

Posted August 9th, 2016 at 5:15 pm (UTC-4)
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Donald Trump tried to turn the page on a week of political controversies with a speech outlining his economic policies.

In Monday’s address to the Detroit Economic Club, Trump embraced tax rates that congressional Republicans have proposed, which includes a large cut for the wealthiest Americans. He also proposed a reduction in the corporate tax rate from from 35 percent to 15 percent. Trump said he favors tax deductions and credits for child care, eliminating the inheritance tax and a freeze on regulations that Republicans say stifle economic growth.

At least for a day, Trump seemed to be in step with most in the party he represents.