Congressional Progressive Caucus: Members of Congress, advocates to call on Congress to reject the Ryan-McConnell Tax Plan

Press Contacts:
Sayanna Molina (Grijalva)
Ron Boehmer (Pocan)

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM, the Congressional Progressive Caucus will join Democratic Members of Congress and advocates to call on Congress to reject the Ryan-McConnell tax plan.

Republicans have finally unveiled their long-awaited tax framework, but rather than putting forward a plan for tax reform, it’s another GOP multi-trillion dollar giveaway to the wealthiest at the expense of the middle class and working Americans. Democrats in Congress are standing firm in demanding real job-creating, wage-raising tax reform with not one penny in tax breaks for the wealthiest one percent and corporations who haven’t paid their fair share.

WHAT: Members of Congress, Advocates to Call on Congress to Reject the Ryan-McConnell Tax Plan

WHERE: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

WHEN: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM EDT

WHO:
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02)
U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (AZ-03)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX-35)
U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)
U.S. Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13)
U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)
U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (MN-05)
U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07)
Winnie Stachelberg, Center for American Progress
Nicole Gill, Not One Penny
Frank Clemente, Americans for Tax Fairness
Ben Wikler, MoveOn.org
Suzanne Garwood, Advocate and Member of MomsRising

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