Campaign 2000: BUSH ON TAXES: Saying One Thing, Doing Another


Considering how enthusiastic George W. Bush has been about tax cuts, you might have thought he would be delighted to hear that his fellow Republicans were actually about to pass one, especially one that puts the party firmly on the side of marriage and family. But the Texas Governor did not exactly celebrate last week as the House overwhelmingly approved $182 billion in breaks for couples. "I haven't seen the details, but I, ah, I want the, the Republicans in Washington not to be intimidated by polls," Bush said. "I am going to, I think, focus on cutting the taxes for...

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