The Minute – Trump hides gift for rich in tax pitch

Pitching a tax reform proposal, Donald Trump promised, “The rich will not be gaining at all from this plan. We are looking for the middle class and we are looking for jobs … I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are.”

Trump brand gold chocolate bars inside Trump International hotel in Las Vegas. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

The centerpiece of Trump’s plan is to cut corporate taxes, which the White House says would stimulate growth with trickle-down effects and benefit small business. But analysts have estimated that the Trump plan would shower millions on the richest households.

‘Classic shell game’

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