Peter Morici

University of Maryland

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Economist Peter Morici is a professor emeritus at the University of Maryland. He formerly served as chief economist of the US International Trade Commission.

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The new  House tax reform bill  is supposed to save money for "average" Americans. Speaker Paul Ryan calls the new Republican tax cuts "a windfall for the middle class."

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The White House budget request is called  A New Foundation for American Greatness , in tune with the best-known slogan of the Trump campaign.

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President Trump wants to cut government — except for Social Security and Medicare. At the same time, he wants to put people to work.

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