Also, House Republicans introduce resolution opposing the VAT
A value-added tax would damage the economy and hamper job creation, House Republicans said Tuesday.Wonder where Bill Foster was on that vote.
Several House leaders along with more than 80 other lawmakers introduced a nonbinding "sense of the House" resolution today opposing a VAT on top of the current tax code. The Senate recently approved a similar resolution.
"A European-style VAT will only further the catastrophic cycle of tax and spend government in Washington," House Ways and Means Committee member Wally Herger (R-Calif.) said in a release today.