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It would likely result in a modest increase in the number of jobs

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  • Nancy Pelosi

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  • … they are doing something that is going to increase the debt enormously. It’s going to be a job-killer and it’s going to raise taxes on the middle-class, and that has a big impact on the individual lives of all Americans, and really we should be spending more time on that.

    Fact Checks

    • Pelosi’s speculation about the tax plan being a “job-killer” is just that, speculation. But most economic analyses to date suggest that while there will be winners and losers in the labor force, the net effect on the number of jobs will be small, but positive.

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