Jan 19, 2017

01/19/2017: What does Trump’s tax plan mean for low- and middle-income families?

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Rick Perry is heading to Capitol Hill this morning for his Senate hearing on the role of energy secretary. We'll look at the issues that might come up during his session and then explain what the Energy Department actually does. Afterwards, we'll break down how Trump's tax plan will affect the country's different income brackets. 

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Rick Perry is heading to Capitol Hill this morning for his Senate hearing on the role of energy secretary. We’ll look at the issues that might come up during his session and then explain what the Energy Department actually does. Afterwards, we’ll break down how Trump’s tax plan will affect the country’s different income brackets. 

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