This proposal, it raises taxes on the middle class, it borrows trillions from the future to give tax cuts to the wealthiest. 80% of the GOP's tax cuts go to the wealthiest 1%.>> I'm pretty darn confident. We drop our corporate tax rate from the highest in the industrialized world to leading the pact in the industrialized world, that's gonna lead to more investment, higher wages, bigger paychecks, more jobs.
I'm pretty darn confident in doing that that would happen, we wouldn't be doing this, if we didn't believe that.>> When you go to the tax system and you touch one part of the tax system, it's like squeezing toothpaste with the cap on. There are unintended consequences when you do tax work.
The public deserves a month of hearings on these proposals.>> It's better for the economy to do it this fast. The reason we are trying to do it with this timeline is we want to get a 3% economy. We're sort of limping along, growing between 1% and 2%.
And that is so far underneath our potential as a country.>> He filed the bill in early 85, Bill Bradley. And then, at the White House, Ronald Reagan took an interest in it. Almost 2 years and 200 hearings, and meetings, and markups, and all of a sudden this is gonna be slammed through?
>> I so wish we had Bill Bradley Democrats around these days, we do not have Bill Bradley Democrats. Believe me, I really wish we did. At the end of the day, I do believe some Democrats will end up voting for this thing.>> We just want to go to the table in a bipartisan way, put growth in the middle of the table.
What creates growth to create good paying jobs, to reduce the deficit? That ain't here.