Call Of The Day: Oppose Trump's Tax Plan

Indivisible chapters around the country have decided to unite to call on an important issue. This should help to maximize our impact and continue to elevate Indivisible as a national force.  Call your Members of Congress to tell them what you know about their tax plans, and there's plenty of information listed below to fill you in on all the details.

Here’s the first thing to know: this is not going to be true tax reform. Calling it “tax reform” suggests they intend to close corporate loopholes or address the growing wealth inequality that the current tax code fuels.  But that’s not what Republicans have in mind.

Instead, they want tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations paid for by adding $1.5 trillion to the deficit—which will force deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security down the road.

The entire tax plan is a scam—so make sure you call it that. Trump says it’s about the middle class and small business but the non-partisan analysis from Tax Policy Center and Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy shows something else: the vast majority of benefits flow to the wealthy and corporations. Our full explainer on tax cuts for the rich is here, and our explainer on corporate tax cuts is here. But here are some highlights:

Here’s what we need to start building a groundswell of opposition to this bill: