Kamala Harris Just Told Taxpayers An Embarrassingly Blatant Lie

To make matters even worse, she's lying about our money.

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If you struggled with basic math as a child, don’t worry, the sky’s still the limit. You could even become vice president of the United States one day—at least, if Kamala Harris is any example to go by. At a recent press conference in Paris, the vice president made some claims about the Biden administration’s multi-trillion-dollar spending agenda that are so blatantly untrue that, coming from someone with her education and resources, they can only be called outright lies. 

“There is also a point that is important to make on the Build Back Better framework… it is designed to make it less expensive for working people to live,” Harris said. “And Build Back Better is not going to cost anything, we’re paying for it.” 

“When we can get Build Back Better passed, and we are optimistic that we will, the American people will see costs actually reduced around some of the most essential services,” she continued. “So, that is a big part of our agenda, and I think it’s important to also stress that it’s not going to cost anything for the American taxpayer.”

That’s right: The vice president is claiming, with a straight face, that the Biden administration’s plan to spend trillions on climate change and welfare policies costs nothing and that taxpayers will be unaffected. She literally said, “it’s not going to cost anything, we’re paying for it.” 

That. Doesn’t. Make. Any. Sense.

Harris’s first claim is really based on the argument that their spending bills won’t add to the national debt. This isn’t true, at least not according to one analysis by the Wharton School of Business. But even if the “Build Back Better” spending plans wouldn’t add to the debt, they would still have a cost: the taxes raised to pay for them. Harris’s claim is like saying that if I go grocery shopping and pay cash instead of using my credit card, then my groceries “cost nothing.”

And trust me, everyone’s taxes are going to be raised under this place. The Biden administration has unveiled trillions in proposed tax increases, on everything from cigarettes and nicotine products to increased corporate taxation and much more. 

And no, the tax hikes are not just for the rich. The Tax Policy Center found that 20% to 30% of middle-class families would pay more in taxes in 2022 under the Biden administration’s plans. 

How does that equate to “not costing taxpayers anything,” exactly? And that’s not even mentioning the fact that the economic costs of the other tax increases on corporations etc. will still be felt throughout the economy through slower growth and lower wages.

Of course, Vice President Harris is surrounded by experts and has access to more information than you can imagine. So, her repetition of these false claims can’t be rooted in ignorance, they must be deliberate lies at this point. And if you have to blatantly lie to taxpayers to get your agenda passed, well, that’s a good sign that your agenda is actually trash.

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Deserttrek
Deserttrek
22 days ago

She is surrounded by people dumber than her, there areno experts.
Government will always be the problem, not the solution

alanstorm
alanstorm
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22 days ago

“She is surrounded by people dumber than her…”

Is that actually possible? Apart from Brandon, I mean.

Mike Lagle
Mike Lagle
21 days ago

And my new car didn’t cost anything because I paid for it too.
Idiot.

Divine D
Divine D
21 days ago

Thank you for providing my laugh of the day. Kamala has a great sense of humour. Kind of scary that she doesn’t understand how government works.

ascot23
ascot23
21 days ago

They should add a $10 per sale tax on marijuana sales. Addicts would GLADLY pay it.

Ironclaw
Ironclaw
21 days ago

That has to be one of the most retarded things I’ve ever heard. It has no cost because we will pay for it, and what we pay is it’s cost.

Sapper1
Sapper1
21 days ago

“We’re paying for it”? Her and Doug and the under qualified stepdaughter model?