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VIDEO: National Democrats criticize Djou for voting against $40B tax hike
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 8029 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“As if Democrats in Washington did not lack enough credibility already, now they are attempting to peddle the very same candidate that just a few months ago they wholeheartedly opposed. Hawaii won’t be fooled by the same organization whose ads are found false and misleading. Voters have a clear choice in November – elect Colleen Hanabusa who will raise their taxes, increase their debt and fail to create jobs, or Charles Djou, the only candidate who will continue to bring fiscal sanity to Washington and real jobs to Hawaii.” – Joanna Burgos, NRCC Spokeswoman

From www.RNCC.org

DCCC CLAIM: “Charles Djou voted against Hawaii’s schools.”

THE FACTS: Charles Djou supports Hawaii’s schools 100 percent.  He voted against HR 1586 because it was financed on the backs of our nation’s neediest families, stripping $12 billion from the food stamp program and taking away $1.1 billion in tax breaks for the working poor.

HR 1586 cut nearly $12 billion from the federal food stamp program and another $1.1 billion from the earned income tax credit, which is a tax credit that benefits the working poor: “The bulk of the money comes from something Pelosi’s office chose not to mention in the press release -- almost $12 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (more commonly known as the food stamp program) beginning in 2014. Another $1.1 billion would come from cuts to advanced refundability of the earned income tax credit starting in 2011. The earned income credit is a tax credit that benefits the working poor. Several billion dollars more would come from a variety of spending cuts known as rescissions. (Louis Jacobson, “Nancy Pelosi says state-local aid bill is fully paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes,” Politifact.com, Aug. 10, 2010)

The cuts were made at a time when a record number of Americans are relying on food stamps and were used to help states cover Medicaid expenses and teacher salaries: “Democrats are poised to pass a bill today that will provide $26 billion in additional funding to help states cover Medicaid expenses and teacher salaries. To pay for the bill, however, they are accelerating the scale-back of food stamp payments -- at a time when a record number of Americans are relying on food stamps.” (Stephanie Condon, “Food Stamps Slashed to Pay for Teacher Jobs Bill,” CBSNews.com, Aug. 10, 2010)

RELATED: Stimulus: Dems take $708/year from poor families

 

DCCC CLAIM: “Charles Djou voted to protect tax breaks for outsourcing.”

THE FACTS: Charles Djou voted against HR 4213 because altogether, the bill would provide for a net tax increase of $40 billion.  Overall, the bill would cost $226 billion, with $191 billion in higher spending; resulting in a deficit increase of $134 billion. (Congressional Budget Office)

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