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Romney’s Tax Plan: Not Intended As a Factual Statement

Kevin Hassett, a top economic advisor to Mitt Romney, suggested this week that Romney might not cut personal income tax rates by 20 percent after all. Hassett, an economist at the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of the book "Dow 36,000," said if Romney can’t get the base broadening he needs to make his rate cuts revenue-neutral without raising taxes on the middle class, he’ll cut rates less.

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