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White House Ties Republicans to a Tax-Hike Plan Disowned by GOP

  • Biden Says GOP has few ideas on inflation, Scott says “lies”
  • Debate is over whether poor households should pay more tax
Rick Scott
Rick ScottPhotographer: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg

President Joe Biden, in his battle to craft a winning message on the fight to tame decades-high inflation, has sought to tie Republicans to a plan that calls for higher taxes on low-income Americans. 

There’s one problem: The GOP has disowned the proposal.