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Letter: Vote for Long, fiscal responsibility

The Columbian - Letter to the editor
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Letter: Vote for Long, fiscal responsibility

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is trying to convince us that cutting taxes (cutting the government’s income) will reduce the deficit. This is false.

The following is a quote from a Bloomberg article on July 30, “Treasury Sees Second-Half U.S. Borrowing at Most Since 2008.” “The Treasury is boosting sales of bills, notes and bonds to help finance a budget gap that’s widening after President Donald Trump signed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts late last year and the Republican-controlled Congress approved a roughly $300 billion spending increase.”

I voted for Democrat Carolyn Long on Aug. 7 and will do so again Nov. 6